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American Adam Nelson might get his shot-put gold after all

Adam Nelson never got to hear the national anthem playing in his honor at the 2004 Athens Olympics. The American shot put standout didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-12-08/american-adam-nelson
Top of the world for Hoffa

...Japan - Reese Hoffa is unknown no more. The Lakeside High graduate won the shot put Saturday while training partner Adam Nelson took second for a 1-2 U.S. finish on the opening night of the world track and field championships. Hoffa, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/26/oth_141260.shtml
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Hoffa's shot comes up short

...won an Olympic gold medal Friday, instead trudged out of the Bird's Nest empty handed. So did American teammate Adam Nelson. The other U.S. thrower, Christian Cantwell, did take the silver, but even he was disappointed. The colorful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/16/oly_469699.shtml
Olympics
Hoffa fails to qualify in shot put

...Wednesday, hoping to make even more history at the ancient site that gave birth to the Olympics 2,780 years ago. Adam Nelson had the best qualifying throw of 69-4 3/4 (21.15 meters) and John Godina threw 67-4 1/4 (20.5 meters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/oly_425802.shtml
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Hoffa, U.S. men in shot put's elite

...What's no secret is this: The quirky and charismatic American shot-putting trio of Hoffa, Christian Cantwell and Adam Nelson could very well sweep the Beijing Games' first track and field medals on Friday. But first, there is the qualifying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/14/oly_469417.shtml
Olympics
Hoffa fulfills a dream

...headed to the Olympics. Hoffa, the former Lakeside High and University of Georgia standout, finished second behind Adam Nelson to earn his first trip to the Olympics, which are in Athens, Greece. John Godina finished third at 69 feet-2 inches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/12/oly_421957.shtml
Olympics
Hoffa wins shot put, earns Olympic berth

...won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympics.Hoffa also won the 2008 Olympic trials, but finished seventh in Beijing.Adam Nelson did not make the cut to Sunday's shot put final at Hayward Field. Nelson, 36, won the silver at the 2000 and 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-06-24/hoffa-wins-shot-put-
Hoffa wins shot put, earns Olympic berth

...71-0 3/4, and Christian Cantwell was third at 69-9 3/4. Cantwell won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympics.Adam Nelson did not make the cut to the final at Hayward Field. Nelson, 36, won the silver at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-06-24/hoffa-wins-shot-put-
Hoffa fifth in shot put Worlds

...Armstrong (71) for the title. Fellow Team USA member Christian Cantwell finished fouth while Americans Ryan Whiting and Adam Nelson finished seventh and eighth, respectively. Hoffa is working to qualify to be on the United States team for the 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2011-09-02/hoffa-fifth-shot-put-wor
Hoffa is part of talented U.S. squad

...Olympic preview. There are three finals today, and the Americans expect success in one of them, the men's shot put. Adam Nelson is the defending champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist. Hoffa has the best throw in the world this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/25/oth_141150.shtml
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