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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Shot Put Final Round

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 14, 1968
Date Finished: October 14, 1968

Gold: USA Randy Matson
Silver: USA George Woods
Bronze: URS Eduard Gushchin

Final Round

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 19.43
6 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL 19.28
7 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 19.03
8 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG 18.80
9 Pierre Colnard 39 France FRA 18.79
10 Jeff Teale 28 Great Britain GBR 18.65
11 Les Mills 33 New Zealand NZL 18.18
12 Traugott Glöckler 24 West Germany FRG 18.14

Final Round Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 19.43
6 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG 18.80
7 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL 18.66
8 Jeff Teale 28 Great Britain GBR 18.65
9 Pierre Colnard 39 France FRA 18.62
10 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 18.20
11 Les Mills 33 New Zealand NZL 18.18
NP Traugott Glöckler 24 West Germany FRG foul

Final Round Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.09 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA foul 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS 19.45 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 19.33 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 19.33 19.43
6 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL 19.28 19.28
7 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG 18.48 18.80
8 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 18.74 18.74
9 Jeff Teale 28 Great Britain GBR 18.57 18.65
10 Pierre Colnard 39 France FRA foul 18.62
11 Les Mills 33 New Zealand NZL 18.01 18.18
12 Traugott Glöckler 24 West Germany FRG 17.20 17.20

Final Round Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 18.67 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA foul 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS 19.69 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 19.75 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 18.46 19.43
6 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL 18.54 19.28
7 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 19.03 19.03
8 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG foul 18.80
9 Pierre Colnard 39 France FRA 18.79 18.79
10 Jeff Teale 28 Great Britain GBR 18.60 18.65
11 Les Mills 33 New Zealand NZL 17.95 18.18
12 Traugott Glöckler 24 West Germany FRG 18.14 18.14

Final Round Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.15 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA pass 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS foul 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 19.68 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 18.90 19.43
6 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL foul 19.28
7 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 17.43 19.03
8 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG 18.13 18.80

Final Round Round Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.02 20.54
2 George Woods 25 United States USA 19.19 20.12
3 Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS foul 20.09
4 Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 19.85 20.00
5 Dave Maggard 28 United States USA 19.15 19.43
6 Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL foul 19.28
7 Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 17.66 19.03
8 Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG 18.67 18.80

Final Round Round Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Randy Matson 23 United States USA 20.18
NP Dieter Hoffmann 26 East Germany GDR 19.86
NP Eduard Gushchin 28 Soviet Union URS 19.41
NP Władysław Komar 28 Poland POL 19.21
NP Uwe Grabe 25 East Germany GDR 18.34
NP Heinfried Birlenbach 27 West Germany FRG foul
NP Dave Maggard 28 United States USA foul
NP George Woods 25 United States USA foul