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Shot put - Wikipedia

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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

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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 ...

Shot Put | iaaf.org

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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

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Jul 28, 2008 ... It derives from the ancient sport of putting the stone. The. ... See Article History ... Shot put, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a spherical ...

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

Shot put | Define Shot put at Dictionary.com

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Shot put definition, a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance. See more. ... Origin of shot put. Expand. 1895-1900. 1895-1900.

Rules for shot put

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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.

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

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Shot put may seem like a uniquely Olympic sport, but it was not introduced to the games until 1896. Shot put actually has its origins in Scottish highland games, ...

shot put men - Olympic Athletics - Olympics

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

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

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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

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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

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A shot put is a track and field athletic event in which the athlete throws or puts a metal weight called a shot. This event has ancient origins in strong man ...