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an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball is hurled as far as possible

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BIRCHFIELD Harrier shotputter Adele Nicoll insists that missing out on last year's Commonwealth Games has made her stronger than ever as she gears up for a busy outdoor season.
Other Birthdays: Actor Michael Culver, 65; actor James Bolam, 65; actress Helen Ryan, 65; singer James Smith, 53; musician Ian Mosely, 50; musician Gerry Roberts, 49; American shotputter Randy Barnes, 37; Czech javelin thrower Jan Zelezny, 37.
Actually, the elder Johnson has track, too: He's the region's top Southern Section shotputter.
As well as being the top-ranked F20 shotputter in Britain, Fortune is ninth overall in the UK under-20 women's rankings and eighth in her age category for the discus.
You need to be coordinated, fast and reasonably strong, though not as strong as you have to be to be a shotputter.
The ruling also makes shotputter Carl Myerscough, another British athlete banned for a doping offence, eligible for selection for the London 2012 Games.
After glimpsing her thighs in the mirror recently she lamented: "I have the legs of a shotputter gone to flab.
There were top-six places includings Wirral's Becky McLinden (100), LPS's Harry Doran and Mark Grimshaw in the 400m, the latter representing Lancashire, Steve Lewis (pole vault), Vicky Johnson (hammer) and shotputter Ross Hayhurst.
The 25-year-old, who finished eighth in last year's World's Strongest Man competition, has set his sights on becoming a champion shotputter.
Former champion shotputter and 'World's Strongest Man' Geoff Capes has won an early police pension payout because of a sports injury, it emerged yesterday.
Firstly, your eyeballs will have popped out of your head when you tried to lift the incredibly heavy tailgate and second, when you have got a Russian shotputter to help you lift it, you will see that the Coupe's boot is huge by Mini standards.