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Gheorghe Gușet

Full name: Gheorghe Calin Gușet
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 260 lbs (118 kg)
Born: May 28, 1968 in Zalău, Sălaj, Romania
Died: June 12, 2017 in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Affiliations: CSM Armătura Zalău
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gheorghe Guşet was a three-time Olympian in the shot put, competing in 1992, 2000, and 2004. He was Romanian Champion in the shot put in 1990, 1992-94, and 1998-2006, winning 13 times in all. He competed six times at the World Championships, four times at the Europeans, six times at the World Indoors, and five times at the European Indoors. He was Balkan Games champion with the shot in 1990, 1992, 1999-2002, and 2004-05, also winning that title indoors in 1994, 1999-2002, and 2004-06. His only other international title came in winning the 1994 Jeux de la Francophone. His best major international placing came in finishing fourth at the World Indoors in 2000 and 2006.

Guşet competed into his late 30s, only retiring from competition when he began to suffer the effects of chronic kidney failure. He underwent a kidney transplant in 2008, but eventually died from complications of kidney disease at 49-years-old.

Personal Best: SP – 21.04i (2006).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Men's Shot Put Romania ROU 17 QR
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Men's Shot Put Romania ROU 30 QR
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Men's Shot Put Romania ROU 14 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round 17 18.96
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 9 18.96
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 18.41
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 10 foul 18.41
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 18.96
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Romania Qualifying Round 30 18.56
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 16 18.56
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round One 14 18.46
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 15 foul 18.46
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 18.56
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Romania Qualifying Round 14 19.68
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 7 19.68 19.42
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round One 3 19.42
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 6 19.26 19.42
2004 Summer 36 Athina Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 19.68
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