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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discus_throw

History[edit]. Modern copy of the Diskophoros, attributed to Alkamenes. Discus is a routine part of most modern track-and-field meets at ...

www.livestrong.com/article/338737-the-history-of-discus-throwing

Aug 21, 2013 ... The sport of discus throwing dates back to ancient Greece, where the sport was prized for its display of an athlete's precision and coordination,.

www.thoughtco.com/an-illustrated-history-of-discus-3258711

Aug 23, 2016 ... Discus throwing dates back to the ancient Greek Olympic Games, as depicted in this Fifth Century B.C. statue from the British Museum, ...

www.iaaf.org/disciplines/throws/discus-throw

History. Greek poet Homer made reference to the event in The Iliad's description of the funeral ... The men's discus has been part of every modern Olympics.

www.scribd.com/document/44108617/Discus-Throw-History

DISCUS THROW HISTORY Discus throwing was part of the first Olympics held ... EQUIPMENT The discus, the object to be thrown, is a heavy lenticular disc with ...

www.britannica.com/sports/discus-throw

... as a discus, is thrown for distance. In modern competition the discus must be thrown from a circle 2.5... ... See Article History. Related Topics. hammer throw ...

www.discusnada.org/history-of-discus

Sep 17, 2012 ... Part 1: The Origins of Discus. This graceful cichlid hails from the Amazon River system, one of the largest and most stable biotopes on our ...

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Sep 8, 2008 ... The film shows a standing throws contest between Hercules and Iphitus. Hercules threw the discus out of the stadium, so he was capable of ...

ancientolympics.arts.kuleuven.be/eng/TC004EN.html

Throwing the discus was one of the five events of the pentathlon. Originally the discus was made of stone, later of bronze, lead or iron. Excavated examples have ...

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Feb 21, 2013 ... Discus Throw is one among the most attractive events in track and field sports. It has been extensively accepted and lots of countries contribute ...