Christian Cantwell

Track and Field

  • 2008
  • 2012
Name: Christian Cantwell
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Shot Put
Height: 6’5”
Weight: 300
Current Residence:
Columbia, Mo.
College: Missouri '03

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, silver medal
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place
Career Highlights:
  • Six-time NCAA Division I All-American
  • 2000 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
  • 2010 IAAF Diamond League champion
  • Two-time indoor Visa Championship Series champion
  • Four-time USA Indoor champion
  • Three-time USA Outdoor champion

Fun Facts: In 2010 alone Cantwell competed in 20 meets where he threw the shot more than 70 feet and won the inaugural IAAF Diamond League Championship in his event ... He held a 14-meet winning streak heading into the 2004 Olympic Trials ... Cantwell was a hotel and restaurant management major at Missouri ... He married Terri Steer in 2005 and the couple had their first child on May 27, 2008, a son named Jackson Daniel

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field


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