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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Shot put

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 18, 1968
Date Finished: October 18, 1968

Gold: USA Bill Toomey
Silver: FRG Hans-Joachim Walde
Bronze: FRG Kurt Bendlin

Shot put

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1962T) P(1985T)
1 Joachim Kirst 21 East Germany GDR 16.43 872 878 OB
2 Manfred Tiedtke 26 East Germany GDR 15.77 834 837
3 Jānis Lanka 28 Soviet Union URS 15.31 807 809
4 Urs Trautmann 28 Switzerland SUI 15.16 798 800
5 Hans-Joachim Walde 26 West Germany FRG 15.13 796 798
6 Clive Longe 29 Great Britain GBR 15.10 795 796
7 Rein Aun 28 Soviet Union URS 14.75 774 774
8 Kurt Bendlin 25 West Germany FRG 14.74 773 774
9 Tom Waddell 30 United States USA 14.45 756 756
10 Roberto Carmona 24 Mexico MEX 14.37 751 751
11 Walter Dießl 25 Austria AUT 14.32 747 748
12 Lennart Hedmark 24 Sweden SWE 14.08 733 733
13 Rick Sloan 21 United States USA 14.07 733 733
14 Charlemagne Anyamah 30 France FRA 14.00 728 728
15 Spas Dzhurov 23 Bulgaria BUL 13.99 727 728
16 Gert Herunter 26 Austria AUT 13.93 723 724
17 Ed de Noorlander 23 Netherlands NED 13.89 721 722
18 Bill Toomey 29 United States USA 13.75 712 713
19 Herbert Wessel 24 East Germany GDR 13.70 709 710
20 Hansruedi Kunz 23 Switzerland SUI 13.67 707 708
21 Mykola Avilov 20 Soviet Union URS 13.41 691 692
22 Horst Mandl 32 Austria AUT 13.34 686 688
23 Steen Smidt-Jensen 23 Denmark DEN 13.03 667 669
24T Roger Lespagnard 21 Belgium BEL 12.59 638 642
24T Valbjörn Þorláksson 34 Iceland ISL 12.59 638 642
26 Chen Chuan-Show 27 Chinese Taipei TPE 12.38 624 629
27 Wu Ah-Min 30 Chinese Taipei TPE 12.08 604 611
28 Ho Henh Phươc 28 South Vietnam VNM 11.93 594 602
29 Franz Biedermann 22 Liechtenstein LIE 10.94 528 542
30 Don Vélez 20 Nicaragua NCA 10.60 504 522