hammer throw

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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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Lance Deal, Oregon's director of track and field venues and the 1996 Olympic silver medalist in the hammer throw, used to compete against McCullough Sr.
That terrific throwing trend continued at UMass as Wilson established schools records in the discus, shot put (indoor and outdoor), hammer throw, and 20-pound weight throw while qualifying for the New England and ECAC championships on multiple occasions.
silver medal in 100m, long jump and bronze medals in 110m 4X400m and hammer throw.
McCullough - a four-time state hammer throw champion - broke all of Henning's national high school records, throwing 260 feet with the 12-pound hammer and 219-7 with the 16-pound implement.
2006) Muscular power (upper and lower body) and performance in the hammer throw.
If the mill is not stopped immediately, hammer throw off can cause much damage to many parts of the mill namely, hammer, bearings, rotor, shafts, insulation plates and leads to imbalance of rotor.
Four years ago in Athens, Hungary's Adrian Annus was stripped of the hammer throw gold medal for doping.
THE CYPRUS Amateur Athletic Association (KOEAS) yesterday insisted that hammer throw Skevi Theodorou was indeed sick and seen by a doctor during the Olympics.
The "heavy events", such as tug-of-war, hammer throw and most impressive structures, while other less grand examples provide a stark insight into darker times.
Four - shot put, discus, hammer throw and javelin; 7.
The Philippines took the men's hammer throw, the men's 3,000m steeplechase and the women's long jump.
Jacob Freeman, the 1999 winner from Rhode Island's Bishop Hendricken, was the 2004 NCAA hammer throw champion and remains one of the nation's top performers.
James Parker compete in the hammer throw, but I did witness the ceremony where he received his first-place medal.
The facility will encompass a 400-meter, eight-lane standard track, water jump for steeplechase, plus areas for high jump, pole vault, discus and hammer throw, javelin throw and shot put.
Olympic hammer throw champion Szymon Ziolkowski of Poland produced four throws above 80 metres.