The female record holder is Natalya Losovskaya throwing 22.63 Meters
Ilona Slupianek 22.41 meters.
The world record holder for shot put in 2012 is Litia Pitt from Russia. She threw the shot put 12.29 metres... Sadly not world record. Posted by Jacque Goodwin.
Male- Randy Barnes(USA) 23.12mFemale-Natalya Lisovskaya(Soviet Union) 22.63
Name: Stephanie HarmonSchool: LaGrange High SchoolDistance: 44' 3 1/4"Year: 2000
The men's world record in the shot put is held by Randy Barnes of the United States who threw the shot 23.12 meters in 1990. The women's world record in the shot put is held by Natalya Lisovskaya of Russian who threw the shot 22.63 meters in 1987.
Outdoor: 22.63 m - Natalya Lisovskaya (1987) Indoor: 22.50 m - Helena Fibingerova (1977)
Valerie Adams of New Zealand holds the women's shot put record, with a distance of 20.73-meters. The shot put is a track and field event, involving throwing, in a pushing motion, a heavy spherical object.
The men's American record holder and world record holder is Randy Barnes who threw the shot 23.12 meters (75 feet, 10 1/4 inches) in 1990. The women's American record holder is Ramona Pagel who threw 20.18 meters (66 feet, 2 1/2 inches) in 1988.