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an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible

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A previous report revealed that moderate hammer throwing performance was not related with vertical jump, long jump, sprint running, isokinetic strength, or various one repetition maximum (1RM) strength tests, in moderately-trained hammer throwers (Morrow et al.
All of the athletes were right-handed and had participated in organized hammer throwing training and competitions for at least 5 years.
Myra's recognition is the perfect reward for her consistent performances this year and underlines the good decision she made opting for hammer throwing.
He's brilliant and has done so much for hammer throwing in Scotland.
I'm a normal 22-year-old girl who just happens to be good at hammer throwing and I don't consider that at all strange.
Their sports include high-board diving, hammer throwing, weightlifting and vaulting.
They will then compete against each other in events such as high board diving and hammer throwing to see who is the best sporting hero.
Cardiff schoolteacher Sarah Moore has been a dominant force in Welsh hammer throwing for more than 10 years.
But Kelsterton College, Deeside, sent a letter three weeks ago informing her that hammer throwing is now banned at the Deeside Stadium where she had been training.
The following day, in Szombathely, at the home of hammer throwing and in front of former Olympic champion Adrian Annus and two other Olympic hammer medallists, Peter threw a pb of 53.
SHIRLEY Webb comes to hammer throwing classically trained - in ballet
hammer throwing in the post-Deal era, that Deal is still one of the best throwers in this country, because he's putting only a fraction of the physical and emotional energy into the sport that he did during his prime.
Hammer throwing is an ancient sport involving hurling a solid metal ball on the end of a 4ft chain.
Remember when you were with ABC all those Olympic years, and Roone Arledge brought ``Wide World of Sports'' to life with hammer throwing and discus heaving and shot putting?
The muscle-bound blonde was crowned the world's best when she won the height and weight hammer throwing contest at the games in Callander, Perthshire.