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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


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


It derives from the ancient sport of putting the stone. ... Shot put, sport in athletics ( track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown, or put, ... Article History.

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


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, ...

History - Nemeth Javelins - Németh Javelins


Whereas the discus and the shot put were dominated by U.S. athletes, the javelin and hammer throw have been dominated by Europeans, especially ...

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Apr 24, 2012 ... Video giving some history on the track and field event, the shot put.
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The Olympic Games - Ancient Greece


... BCE, and this is the year that provides the first accurate chronology of Greek history. .... During these games the "shot put" event was held in ancient Olympia.

The History of the Shot Glass - A Bar Above Mixology


Jun 9, 2015 ... The origin of the term “shot glass” is up for debate. ... So the next time you put a shot of tequila to your lips, think about the history that went into ...

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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 ...

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


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 ...