The shot put competition for men has been a part of the modern Olympics since
their revival in 1896, .... Parry O'Brien from the United States invented a technique
that involved the putter facin...
Feb 6, 2014 ... The shot put has been an Olympic event since the first modern olympics in 1896
in Rome. It's a sport that requires technique as well as strength ...
IAAF, Discipline, Shot put. ... was first popularised by Soviet thrower Aleksandr
Baryshnikov in the early 1970s after being invented by his coach Viktor Alexeyev.
Shot put, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown,
or put, from the shoulder for distance. It derives from the ancient sport of putting ...
The game Shot Put is unknown when it was invented but.... The shot put event
was invented in Scotland.
Various stone- or weight-throwing events date back more than 2000 years in the
British Isles. The first known events resembling the modern shot put likely ...
The shot must fall within a 40 degree sector at the front of the circle. The shot
must be put from the shoulder with one hand only and be kept in close proximity
There are two types of putting styles; glide, spin (rotation). The glide was invented
in the US in the year 1876. The spin, was also invented in the US.
Oct 21, 2011 ... The shot put (Greek σφαιροβολία) is an athletics (track and field) ... of the circle
and releasing the shotput (the glide, invented in 1876 in the ...
Sword to Shot Put: 10 Olympic Sports You've Never Thought About ... high
hurdles are higher than standard hurdles by about six inches, making each
hurdle the height of an average 4-year-old. ... We're just glad someone invented