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Nadzeya Ostapchuk

Nadzeya Ostapchuk About Belarusian shot putter who was stripped of her gold medal in 2012 after testing positive for steroids. Other Informations She won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. She won a gold medal at the 2005 World Championships. She was raised as an only child in Stolin, Russia. She competed in the …

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Leila Rajabi

Leila Rajabi About Naturalized Iranian shot putter who is known for competing in several Olympic games for the country of Iran. She is also known for posting a variety of her workout techniques and lifestyle pictures to her over 370,000 Instagram followers.  Other Informations She first began competing in 2002 when she entered the World Junior …

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Irina Korzhanenko

Irina Korzhanenko About Former Russian shot putter who was stripped of her Olympic gold medal in 2004 after testing positive for steroids. Other Informations She won a bronze medal at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Shot Put Championships. She refused to return her gold medal and continued to deny her use of steroids. She was …

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Mary Peters

Mary Peters About After winning gold in the shot put and pentathlon events at the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, she won Olympic Gold and set a world record as a pentathlete at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich, West Germany. Other Informations Her interest in athletics began during her time at Portadown College …

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Jacko Gill

Jacko Gill About New Zealand-born shot putter who won the gold medal at the World Junior Championships in 2010 and 2012. He also took home the silver medal at the Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore in 2010. Other Informations He set a record for 14-year-olds in the 5kg and 6kg shot in 2009. He became …

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Yuriy Bilonog

Yuriy Bilonog About Ukrainian shot putter whose 2004 Olympic gold medal was taken away from him due to an anti-doping case in 2012. Other Informations He won gold at the 1992 World Junior Championships. He won a total of four gold medals between the World Indoor Championships, European Athletic Championships and the Summer Universiade. He …

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Svetlana Krivelyova

Svetlana Krivelyova About Russian shot putter and Olympic gold medalist, winning gold in the shot put at the 1992 Barcelona games. Other Informations She won a bronze medal at the 1991 World Championships. She won her second gold medal in 2004 but the medal was later stripped after she tested positive for steroids. Her sister …

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Jesseca Cross

Jesseca Cross About American track and field athlete who specialized in throwing events such as the shot put and hammer throw. Other Informations She went to the University of Wyoming on a basketball scholarship. She competed for the United States in the hammer throw and shot put at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Her parents raised her in …

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Tamara Press

Tamara Press About Russian shot putter and discus thrower who won three Olympic gold medals and one silver over two Olympics. Other Informations She won gold at the 1958 European Championships in Stockholm. She was accused of both being a hermaphrodite and being injected with male hormones. Her younger sister Irina Press also competed in …

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Geoff Capes

Geoff Capes About British shot putter who is a two-time World’s Strongest Man winner and two-time World Muscle Power champion. Other Informations He was a policeman for a decade before starting his competitive shot put career. He was also a two-time Commonwealth Games and European Indoor Championships shot put gold medalist. He has a daughter …

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Garrett Johnson

Garrett Johnson About Champion shot putter who won a gold medal at the Pan American Junior Championships in 2003. In 2006, he was both the Indoor and Outdoor National Champion. Other Informations He won several state championships at Tampa Baptist Academy in his hometown of Tampa, Florida. An exceptional student, he was a Rhodes Scholar …

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Gael Martin

Gael Martin About Australian Olympic athlete known for her bronze medal finish in the 1984 Olympic shot put competition. Other Informations She first competed in the Commonwealth Games in 1978, winning a silver medal in the discus event. She won gold in both the discus and shot put events at the 1986 Commonwealth Games, held …