|Search for Adam Nelson|
Date of Birth: July 7, 1975
Current Residence: Athens, Ga.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's Shot put
Coach: Robert Weir
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 2nd.
World Championships: 2003 - 2nd; 2001 - 2nd.
National Championships: 2003 - 3rd; 2002 - 1st; 2001 - 2nd; 2000 - 1st; 1998 - 3rd; 1997 - 8th; 1996 - 16th at trials.
2004 Qualifying: 1st at U.S. trials. (71 feet)
World rank: 2nd through July 26
Other career highlights: 2001 Goodwill Games gold medalist; 1997 NCAA champion; 1994 world junior gold medalist.
|Results: Adam Nelson|
|Silver||Men's Shot Put||Sydney 2000|
|Silver||Men's Shot Put||69 FT 5.07 IN||Athens 2004|
|99||Men's Shot Put||NM||Beijing 2008|