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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 ...

The History of Discus Throwing | LIVESTRONG.COM


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,.

Discus Throw | iaaf.org


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.

Discus Throw History - Scribd


Discus Throw History - Free download as Word Doc (.doc), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free.

Discus-throwing - Ancient Olympics - KU Leuven


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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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 ...

discus throw | athletics | Britannica.com


Jun 5, 2015 ... In modern competition the discus must be thrown from a circle 2.5... ... Read; View All Media (5) · View History; Edit; Feedback. Update; Link.

Flight of the discus: history and physics of Olympic throws |


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: ...

History of Discus - NADA


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 ...

Discus Fish History - FishChannel.com


A brief history of the discus fish, from Spix to Natterer to Heckel.

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An Illustrated History of Discus - Track & Field - About.com


A photographic history of the discus throw. ... Discus throwing dates back to the ancient Greek Olympic Games, as depicted in this Fifth Century B.C. statue from ...

About the Discus, Lance Brooks 2012 Olympic Discus Throw ...


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 .

Olympia Sports - Discus - Javelin - Ancient greek thesaurus


... 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 your ...