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Synonyms for discus

an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible

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a disk used in throwing competitions

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"Just taking it week-by-week, but I definitely want to score as many points as I can in the shot put and discus," said Hunter-Simms, 23, a native of Highland, Calif.
Therefore, the objective of this study was to provide information on the sexual maturation and reproductive cycle of abalone as well as the period from maturation to spawning in artificial seed production of Haliotis discus hannai at three main regions of abalone aquaculture in Korea.
Davies will still attempt to defend both his discus and shot world titles in Doha later this year as he builds up to the Paralympic Games next summer in Brazil.
The selection panel gave its nod to discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, who became only the second Indian to win a medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships last year.
Stephens, who finished fourth in the discus on Saturday, is a double leg amputee but other F57 competitors have more lower limbs function.
This three-sport, five-time captain set meet marks and upped her school record in the discus while winning the Central Mass.
In the report, "Self-Regulation in the Alcohol Industry," the FTC specifically recognized DISCUS for its self-regulatory actions.
Davies was one of the Welsh faces of London 2012 after winning his gold in the F42 men's discus last year.
Drydocks World, the shipbuilding arm of Dubai World is in talks with several UAE companies about building the ambitious Water Discus Hotel, according to a report by Emirates 24/7 .
Summary: Drydocks World and Maritime World has met officials from two key companies to discuss the progress on the Water Discus Hotel project.
He's the 6ft 6in, 21-stone Olympic discus thrower with a place to study law at Oxford University.
WINNERS ADAM GEMILI: World Junior 100m champion; ROBBIE GRABARZ: European high jump champion and Olympic bronze medallist; JONNIE PEACOCK: Paralympic 100m champion; LAWRENCE CLARKE: fourth in Olympic 110m hurdles; JOSIE PEARSON: Paralympic discus champion; LAURA WEIGHTMAN: British 1500m champion; ANDY POZZI: British 110m hurdles champion; LAWRENCE OKOYE: British discus champion, No.5 in world.
They include 45-year-old Fatema Nedham, who will compete in the discus and javelin events, while 28-year-old Ahmed Meshaima will take part in the discus and shot put.
London: Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia is willing to put her family life on hold for yet another four years in search of that elusive Olympic medal.
Hollie Arnold (F46 javelin), Olivia Breen (T38 100/200/4x100m relay), Sally Brown (T46 100/200m), Libby Clegg (T12 100/200m), Hannah Cockroft (T34 100/200m), Katrina Hart (T37 100/200/4x100m relay), Tracey Hinton (T11 100/200m), Bev Jones (F37 discus/shot putt), Jade Jones (T54 400m/800m/1500m), Sophie Kamlish (T44 100/200m), Jenny McLoughlin (T37 100/200/4x100m relay), Maxine Moore (F32 club throw), Mel Nicholls (T34 100/200m), Josie Pearson (F51 discus/club throw), Gemma Prescott (F32 shot putt/club throw), Stef Reid (T44 100/200m/F44 long jump), Hazel Robson (T36 100/200/4x100m relay), Sophia Warner (T35 100/200/4x100m relay), Claire Williams (F12 discus), Shelly Woods (T54 800/1500/5000/marathon), Bethy Woodward (T37 200/4x100m relay)