Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Dorian Scott, Shotput

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe

Dorian Scott has lead the Jamaican contingent of Olympic Track and Field athletes into the finals. He competed on Day one of the Track and Field segment of the London 2012 Olympic games. Dorian threw 20.18, 20.30 and 20.31 to place into the men’s London 2012 Olympic Shotput finals.

Dorian Armand Scott (born 1 February 1982 in East Orange, New JerseyUnited States) is a Jamaican shot putter. His personal best is 21.45 meters, achieved in March 2008 inTallahassee, Florida. This is also the Jamaican record.

Scott attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey and Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.[1]

Dorian Scott Achievements







Representing  Jamaica

2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, DR 10th Shot put
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st Shot put 20.21 m
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games CartagenaColombia 1st Shot put 20.34 m = NR
Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 2nd Shot put
World Cup AthensGreece 5th Shot put
2007 Pan American Games Rio de JaneiroBrazil 2nd Shot put
World Championships OsakaJapan NM Shot put
2008 World Indoor Championships ValenciaSpain 6th Shot put
2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st Shot put 18.92 m

London 2012 Olympics 400 metres Track and Field Schedule:

Friday, August 03, 2012 Morning Session 4:00 AM Men Shot Put Qualification
Friday, August 03, 2012 Afternoon session 2:30 PM Men Shot Put Final
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 Morning session 6:50 AM Men Shot Put Decathlon

One thought on “Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Dorian Scott, Shotput

  1. Jae Trimino says:

    There are two basic methods for throwing the shot put. The “spin” or “rotational” technique is the more complex method. The “glide” technique is more commonly-used and, with its linear movement through the throwing circle, is easier for beginners to learn. *


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