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Adam Nelson
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Nelson at the 2011 World Championships
Personal information
Nationality American
Born July 7, 1975 (1975-07-07) (age 46)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 255 lb
Country  United States
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Shot put
Coached by Carrie Lane
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 22.51 m (outdoor)
22.40 m (indoor)

Adam McCright Nelson (born July 7, 1975) is an American shot putter and Olympic gold medalist. Nelson competed in three consecutive Olympic Games in 2000, 2004 and 2008. In addition to his gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, Nelson won a silver medal at the 2000 Olympics.

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