John GODINA

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Atlanta 1996
  • Year of Birth
    1972
Olympic Results

Biography

John GODINA

A weight thrower, John Godina competed at three Olympics (1996-2004), twice in the discus throw, and three times in the shot put. He won a silver medal in the 1996 shot put, taking bronze in that event in 2000. Godina was a three-time World Champion in the shot put, winning in 1995, 1997, and 2001. He also won the World title indoors in 2001. Godina was a four-time USA shot put champion (1996-98, 2005), and a two-time discus champion (1997-98).

Godina attended UCLA, graduating in 1995. He was a five-time NCAA Champion for the Bruins, winning the discus throw in 1994-95, the shot put in 1995, and the indoor shot put in 1994-95. Godina was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. Godina later became a coach, with throwing academy at five different sites, two in California and three in Arizona.

Personal Bests: SP – 22.20 (2005); DT – 69.91 (1998).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Athens 2004

#8
Shot Put
Shot Put Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Sydney 2000

B
Shot Put
Shot Put Athletics
#17 QR
Discus Throw
Discus Throw Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Atlanta 1996

S
Shot Put
Shot Put Athletics
#14 QR
Discus Throw
Discus Throw Athletics