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Date of Birth: May 31, 1972
Hometown: Fort Sill, Okla.
Current Residence: Northridge, Calif.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's Shot put
Coach: Art Venegas
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 3rd in shot put, didn't qualify for discus final; 1996 - 2nd in shot, 14th in discus qualifying.
World Championships: 2003 - 9th; 2001 - 1st; 1999 - 2nd; 1997 - 1st in shot put, 5th in discus; 1995 - 1st in shot put, 10th in discus.
National Championships: 2003 - 2nd in shot put; 2002 - 2nd in shot put; 2001 - 1st in shot put, 2nd in discus; 2000 - 4th in shot put, 2nd in discus; 1999 - 1st in shot put, 2nd in discus; 1998 - 1st in shot put and discus; 1997 - 1st in discus, 4th in shot put; 1996 - 2nd in shot put and discus; 1995 - 2nd in shot put and discus; 1994 - 7th in shot put, 11th in discus; 1993 - 3rd in shot put, 17th in discus qualifying; 1992 - 17th in shot put qualifying, 9th in discus final.
2004 Qualifying: 3rd at U.S. trials (69-2).
World rank: 10th through July 26
Other career highlights: Five-time NCAA champion; two-time Jesse Owens Award winner; most decorated shot putter in U.S. history.
|Results: John Godina|
|Silver||Men's Shot Put||Atlanta 1996|
|Bronze||Men's Shot Put||Sydney 2000|
|9||Men's Shot Put||66 FT 2.88 IN||Athens 2004|