Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Shot Put
Current Residence: Columbia, Mo.
College: Missouri '03
- 2008 Olympic Games, silver medal
- 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place
- 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
USA Track & Field
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