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United States
Age: 29
Date of Birth: July 7, 1975
Hometown: Atlanta
Current Residence: Athens, Ga.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's Shot put
Height: 6-foot
Weight: 255
College: Dartmouth
Coach: Robert Weir
Club/team: Nike
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
PlaceEventTime/ScoreYear
SilverMen's Shot PutSydney 2000
SilverMen's Shot Put69 FT 5.07 INAthens 2004
99Men's Shot PutNMBeijing 2008