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The shot put is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting a heavy spherical ... Does not pause within the circle before beginning the throwing motion.


Sep 11, 2017 ... 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 ...


May 5, 2017 ... A brief photographic history of the shot put from its origins in the British Isles over 2000 years ago to the Olympics.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


athletics - The shot put: The putting action is best described as shoving the shot, because the rules require that the arm may not extend behind the shoulders ...


Shot Put & Discus Technique and Training Scott Cappos University of Nebraska ... in Europe in the 1950's but did not receive much attention until the 1970's.


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