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Shot put


The shot put is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting a heavy spherical object —the shot—as far as possible. The shot put ...

The History of Shot Put | LIVESTRONG.COM


Feb 6, 2014 ... The History of Shot Put The shot put has been an Olympic sport since 1896. Photo Credit TongRo Images/TongRo Images/Getty Images.

Shot Put | iaaf.org


IAAF, Discipline, Shot put. ... Arguably the greatest Kiwi in track and field history, Adams after reaching the finals of the 2003 senior Worlds and 2004 Olympics ...

shot put | athletics | Britannica.com


Shot put, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown, or put, from the ... In fact, cheating in sports has a long and infamous history. The  ...

A History of Track and Field Sports on the Grass and Turf | Articles ...


A History of Track and Field Sports on the Grass and Turf ... Shot put may seem like a uniquely Olympic sport, but it was not introduced to the games until 1896.

Athletics Weekly | Olympic history: Men's shot put - Athletics Weekly


Aug 1, 2016 ... As part of our event-by-event look back at the Olympics, this time it's the turn of the men's shot put.

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Apr 24, 2012 ... Video giving some history on the track and field event, the shot put.

Michelle Carter makes history with Olympic shot-put gold - ESPN.com


Aug 13, 2016 ... Michelle Carter became the first U.S. woman to win shot-put gold, and she hopes the podium will break down a few stereotypes, as well.

Michelle Carter Makes Shot Put History - NPR


Aug 13, 2016 ... Michelle Carter competes in the women's shot put final at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. Matt Dunham/AP hide ...

Rio Olympics 2016: Valerie Adams chases history in shot put | Stuff ...


Aug 12, 2016 ... Shot put duo of Adams and Walsh headline Kiwi track and field hopes.

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An Illustrated History of Shot Put - Track & Field - About.com


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 ...

Shot Put History - Where Did It Begin? - EzineArticles.com


Aug 19, 2010 ... Shot put history can be found to stretch back thousands of years to the days before the British Isles became Christianized and the land was still ...

Rules for shot put


Rules/technique for shot put: Competitors take their throw from inside a (7 feet) in diameter, with a toe board approximately 4" high at the front of the circle.