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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The effort provided by the hammer throw, is a type of anaerobic alactacid.
The hammer throw was held on the Nike campus in Beaverton the day before the remainder of the 2012 Olympic Trials started at Hayward Field.
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.
For the first time in three years, two of the nation's elite performers in the hammer throw will square off at the Penn Relays.
2006) Muscular power (upper and lower body) and performance in the hammer throw.
Alekos Pursanides won a bronze medal in the hammer throw with a 68.
Normally, hammer throw off occurs due to entry of foreign material with lignite.
The International Olympic Committee is investigating the silver and bronze medalists in the men's hammer throw in Beijing for suspected doping offences.
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.