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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.

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 ...

What is a Shot Put? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK


Jul 15, 2016 ... A shot put is a track and field athletic event in which the athlete throws a metal weight called a ... Top 10 unbelievable historical concurrencies ...

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.

Michelle Carter wins women's shot put gold medal | NBC Olympics


Aug 12, 2016 ... New Zealand's Valerie Adams seemed poised to become the first woman to win three consecutive Olympic shot put gold medals before ...

Michelle Carter Makes Shot Put History - NPR


Aug 13, 2016 ... Michelle Carter wins historic shot put gold. With a final, herculean hurl, Michelle Carter scored a gold medal in the women's shot put final Friday ...

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 ... RIO DE JANEIRO -- After Michelle Carter made history Friday night, ...

shot put men - Olympic Athletics - Olympics


Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top Athletics medalists in the event shot put men.

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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.

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.