Olympics Track and Field
When did shot put become an olympic event?
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Asked in Sports
Name an olympic event in which speed is not important?
Asked in Shot Put, Olympics Track and Field
Weight of the shot in the Olympics shot put?
How heavy is shot put for boys aged 15?
Asked in Shot Put
How much does the women's shot put weigh for professionals?
Asked in Ancient Olympics
What event where in ancient Olympic games?
The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian event oh yeah and discus throw.
What is the Olympic record for shot put?
The women's Olympic record in shot put is 22.41 meters (73 feet, 6 1/4 inches) by Ilona Slupianek of East Germany at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. The men's Olympic record in shot put was set by Ulk Timmermann of East Germany at the 1988 Games in Seoul at a distance of 22.47 meters (73 feet, 8 5/8 inches).