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.
About the discus. History. The discus throw had its origins as a sport at the
ancient Greek Olympics. The ancient discus looked a lot like the ones used today
throwing dates back to the ancient Greek Olympic Games, as depicted in this Fifth Century B.C. statue from the British Museum, "Discobolus," by the sculptor Myron. The Eighth Century B.C. poet Homer referred to discus
throwing, which was a part of the Greeks' pe... More »
Jun 5, 2015 ... Discus throw, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a disk-shaped object,
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... Discus - Javelin. It was traditional for a discus thrower at the Olympics to
present his discus to sanctuary officials. ... History of the olympic games · Plan
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
Discus definition, a circular disk more than 7 inches (18 cm) in diameter and 2.2
pounds (1 kg) in weight, ... Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne.
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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 ...