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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 competition for men has ...

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 men - Olympic Athletics - Olympics


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

Michelle Carter wins USA's first ever women's shot put gold | Sport ...


Aug 12, 2016 ... USA's Michelle Carter caused an upset as she won gold in the women's shot put on the opening night of the track and field at the Rio Olympics.

Michelle Carter wins gold in women's shot put, first ever for USA in ...


Aug 13, 2016 ... RIO DE JANEIRO — For Michelle Carter, the shot put has always been a family affair. ... “Everybody wants to come out and win the gold, and sometimes it takes a personal best, sometimes it ... And on that last throw she did.”.

Women's Shot Put: Michelle Carter Wins Gold for US | NBC New York


Aug 13, 2016 ... Watch Michelle Carter Talks About Winning Gold in Shot Put ... Adams had the final attempt of the evening, but couldn't come close to equaling ...

U.S. men win gold and silver in shot put - LA Times


1 day ago ... The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 ... Ryan Crouser won the shot put gold medal with an Olympic record 22.52 meters, ... Who among us did not consider firing up our laptops to begin ...

Rio Olympics 2016: Michelle Carter just won gold in shot put, yet ...


Aug 13, 2016 ... Michelle Carter just became the first American to win a gold medal in shot put ... but absolutely necessary to throw a ball 20.63 meters, as Carter did at Rio ... But as Olympic champions' image insecurities show, this can't come ...

Michelle Carter wins 1st gold by American woman in Olympic shot put


Aug 12, 2016 ... Michelle Carter won gold in the shot put Friday night, the first by an ... Adams had the final attempt of the evening but couldn't come close to ...

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Shot Put | iaaf.org


The men's shot put has been part of every modern Olympics since 1896, but women putters had to wait until 1948 before they could compete at the Games. Did ...

shot put | athletics | Britannica.com


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

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 ... would be considered to come from the most militarily powerful clan.