Ryan Crouser is considered the greatest male shot putter of all time. Relive his many career accomplishments here.

How many Olympics has Ryan Crouser been to?

Ryan Crouser has competed at two Olympic Games: the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, both of which featured gold medal-winning performances.

What medals has Ryan Crouser won?

Ryan Crouser has won two Olympic gold medals, plus two World Championship gold medals (2022, 2023), a World Indoor Championships gold (2024) and a World Youth Championships gold (2009).

How did Ryan Crouser do at the 2016 Summer Olympics?

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Ryan Crouser set an Olympic record with his 22.52m-throw, winning his first gold medal.

How did Ryan Crouser do at the 2020 Summer Olympics?

At the 2022 Tokyo Olympics, Ryan Crouser broke his Olympic record with a tremendous throw of 23.30m, winning his second consecutive gold medal in the shot put.

What NCAA Championships did Ryan Crouser win at Texas?

As a Texas Longhorn, Ryan Crouser won four NCAA shot put titles, including outdoor titles in 2013 and 2014, plus indoor championships in 2014 and 2016. He also won eight Big 12 shot put championships while in Austin.

How old was Ryan Crouser when he won an Olympic gold medal?

Ryan Crouser was just 23 years old when he won the gold medal in Rio.

What is Ryan Crouser’s world ranking?

Ryan Crouser is currently ranked second in the World Athletics men’s rankings, trailing just Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis.

How many times has Ryan Crouser won the Jesse Owens award?

Ryan Crouser has won the Jesse Owens award, the most prestigious honor in U.S. track and field, once, in 2021. The male recipient in 2022 and 2023 was Noah Lyles.

What records did Ryan Crouser break in high school?

As a sophomore at Barlow High School in Oregon, Ryan Crouser set a national sophomore record with a 61.72m-throw in discus.

Two years later, he then broke the national high school indoor record in the shot put with a 23.54m-throw. He also broke the national record in the discus with a 72.40m-toss.

Does Ryan Crouser hold the shot put world record?

Yes, Ryan Crouser set the current world record of 23.56m on May 27, 2023 in Los Angeles.