When was the weight of the shot put changed?
Either 1990, or 1956. The Professional Shotput Association (PSA) maintains that the 9lb 8oz mass of the shotput was changed unoffically in 1956. However, on January 16, 1990 Donald Rumsfeld declared it National Shotput day. ...
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Can you explain the shot put skills?
This question is very vague, so I'm going to try my best. In the sport of shotput, as the name suggest, you put (or throw) a shot (usually an iron/steel ball) as far as you possibly can. There are three (major) ways to throw the shotput. Power: A power shotput throw is where you plant your feet, put the shot on your neck, and then bend back and then lunge forward with the shot. Don't throw the shot like a baseball, try...