The History of Shot-Putting
Shot put is a common track-and-field event which can be enjoyed by spectators of the local student athletics program or a Summer Olympics event. Participants use a combination of strength and momentum to hurl, or put, the shot as far from their starting...
Homer makes mention of competitions of rock throwing by soldiers during the
Siege of Troy but there is no record of any dead weights ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... The shot put has been an Olympic event since the first modern olympics in 1896
in Rome. It's a sport that requires technique as well as strength ...
IAAF, Discipline, Shot put. ... Shot put image for IAAF Discipline section (Getty
Images) ... History. The Ancient Greeks threw stones as a sport and soldiers are ...
The first known events resembling the modern shot put
likely occurred in the Middle Ages when soldiers held competitions in which they hurled cannon balls. Shot put
competitions were recorded in early 19th Century Scotland and were a part of the British Amateur Champio... More »
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athletics (track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown, or put, from ... The
weight of the shot used for women's competition is 4 kg (8.8 pounds); lighter
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 ...
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Find information on Shot Put for Women at Olympics, Olympics Field events. ...
Information on Rules of Shot Put for Women, Medal Winners in Shot Put for
Women is provided ... Olympic Host Cities Map · Olympics Host Cities · Olympics
www.limestone.on.ca/lesaa/FOV1-000B98E6/Training/rules for shot put.htm
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.