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shot put

1. an athletic event in which contestants hurl or put a heavy metal ball or shot as far as possible
2. a single put of the shot
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I won the under-13 shotput event last year and I was delighted to be able to come back and win again, especially as I am a year younger than most of the competitors," said Adele.
Chaminade of West Hills' Connor McCullough was the day's best in the shotput with a throw of 53-11.
Britain's remaining medal hopes now rest with Carl Myerscough in today's shotput final, plus Jo Fenn in the women's 800m and James Thie and Michael East in the men's 1,500m.
Expert evaluations of athletes' readiness in the frames of track-and-field specialization (800 and 1500 meter middle-distance race, 50 meter sprint, hurdle race, hop, shotput, grenade throwing, high jump, and broad jump);
Events like archery, javelin, hammer throw, discus and shotput boast origins every bit as militant as combat handgunning, and harken back to an age of warfare far more savage and brutal than anything seen on a modern battlefield.
Based in Atlanta, Khush was founded in 2009 by Prerna Gupta, Parag Chordia and Alex Rae and is backed by 500 Startups (Dave McClure), the National Science Foundation, Georgia Research Alliance and Shotput Ventures.
Aled Sion Davies, from Bridgend, clinched the bronze medal in shotput and the gold medal in discus at the Paralympic games in London in August 2012.
The fifth-grade pod was set up as a Metric Olympic Station, with the paper straw javelin and the cotton ball shotput, both with distances measured in centimeters.
Among the Tarzans stepping into Lincoln's leopard skin were Herman Brix, shotput silver medalist in the 1928 Olympics and American gridiron stars Mike Henry and Jon Pierce.
Jones, who lives in Flintshire, has set a world record for the Paralympic shotput with a throw of 10.
While Roberts likes all the track events, this year he'll be keeping an eye out for ACU senior Nick Jones, who competes in shotput and discus.