History. Modern copy of the Diskophoros, attributed to Alkamenes. Discus is
a routine part of most modern track-and-field meets at ...
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,.
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.
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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
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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 ...
Jun 5, 2015 ... In modern competition the discus must be thrown from a circle 2.5... ... Read;
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Jul 27, 2012 ... Every four years, athletics gets its moment in the Olympic sun. Most of the events
involve running, but mixed in are a handful of throwing events: ...
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 ...
A brief history of the discus fish, from Spix to Natterer to Heckel.