Compete in Shot Put

The shot put is an Olympic track and field event in which competitors must throw a steel heavy spherical ball as far as possible. It's classified as one of the four throwing events, alongside the discus, javelin throw and hammer throw.

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  • Features
  • Track & Field Discipline: Shot Put
  • Women's World Record: 23.37 m
  • Men's World Record: 22.63 m
  • Women's Olympic Discipline: Yes
  • Men's Olympic Discipline: Yes
  • Women's Olympic Record: 23.30 m
  • Men's Olympic Record: 22.41 m