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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 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 ...

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 | athletics | Britannica.com


Oct 11, 2015 ... It derives from the ancient sport of putting the stone. The ... Read; View All Media (9) · View History; Edit; Feedback ... Shot put, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown, or put, from the shoulder for ...

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


Apr 26, 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 ...

shot put men | Athletics | Videos, Photos, Olympic Medallists


shot put men videos photos news eventsOlympic and World Records and Resultsshot put men ... Chart Historical Results View all shot put men Medalists ...

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Jan 20, 2014 ... Shot put is one of the strength-challenging sports in the world of track and field. Aired on January 12, 2014 Sports 37 onUNTV Channel 37 ...

European Athletics - Storl makes shot put history


Aug 12, 2014 ... Germany's David Storl does it again, becoming the first man ever to win two shot put titles at both European and World Championships.

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


Jul 27, 2012 ... Olympic track and field has a handful of throwing events - discus, shot put, hammer and javelin - that can be traced back to ancient Greece and ...

Shot put Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com


History. Shot put was originally used in the Olympics to see who was the strongest athlete. Each athlete threw from a wooden square, ...

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Shot Put | iaaf.org


IAAF, Discipline, Shot put. ... History. The Ancient Greeks threw stones as a sport and soldiers are recorded as throwing cannon balls in the Middle Ages but a ...

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.