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