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Valerie Adams

Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams, is a New Zealand shot putter. She is a four-time World champion, four-time World Indoor champion, two-time Olympic, three-time Commonwealth Games champion and twice IAAF Continental Cup winner. She has a personal best throw of 21.24 metres outdoors and 20.54 m indoors. These marks are Oceanian, Commonwealth and New Zealand national records. She also holds the Oceanian junior record (18.93 m) and the Oceanian youth record (17.54 m), as well as the World Championships record, World Indoor Championships record and Commonwealth Games record.

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Tomasz Majewski

Tomasz Majewski is a Polish shot putter and a double Olympic gold medalist. He is the third shot putter to successfully defend the Olympic title, first European to do so, and the first since Parry O'Brien in 1956.

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Reese Hoffa

Michael Reese Hoffa is an American shot putter. Reese won the shot put in the 2006 World Indoor Track and Field Championships and in the 2007 World Outdoor Championships. He also won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. His personal bests stand at 22.11 m indoor and 22.43 m outdoor. In 2012, he threw over 21 meters in competition for the 100th time, putting him in rarefied air in the throwing community. Hoffa was adopted at the age of four.

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Yevgeniya Kolodko

Yevgeniya Nikolayevna Kolodko is a Russian shot putter.

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Connie Price-Smith

Connie Price-Smith is an American shot putter and discus thrower. Price-Smith is also a four time Olympian. She graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1985.

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Vikas Gowda

Vikas Shive Gowda is an Indian discus thrower and Shot putter. Born in Mysore, he grew up in Frederick, Maryland in the United States. His father, Shive, coached the 1988 Indian Olympic track team. Vikas Gowda is a Padma Shri awardee in 2017.

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Assunta Legnante

Assunta Legnante is a visually impaired Italian shot putter. She has competed in both the Olympics and the Paralympics, one of the few athletes to do so. As of February 2013, she is the current F11 shot put world record holder.

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Natalia Duco

Natalia Duco Soler is a Chilean shot putter.

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Ali Samari

Ali Samari is an Iranian shot putter. He won a gold medal at the 2017 Asian Championships and placed seventh at the 2018 Asian Games.

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Borja Vivas

Borja Vivas Jiménez is a Spanish shot putter. He represented his country at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics as well as four outdoor and three indoor World Championships, in addition to multiple regional competitions. His biggest success is the silver medal at the 2014 European Championships.

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Sultan Al-Hebshi

Sultan Abdulmajeed Al-Hebshi is a Saudi Arabian shot putter.

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Julia Ritter

Julia Ritter is a German female shot putter who won individual gold medals at the 2015 Youth World Championships and at the 2017 European U20 Championships.

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Louis Fouché (shot putter)

Louis Alec Fouché was a South African shot putter who won a gold medal at the 1938 British Empire Games.

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Harold Moody (athlete)

Harold Ernest Arundel Moody was a British shot putter. He won a silver medal at the 1950 British Empire Games and competed at the 1948 Olympics.

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Gaëtan Bucki

Gaëtan Bucki is a French shot putter.