shot put


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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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The other Tunisian medals were the performance of Raja Jebali (silver/shot put), Mohamed Amara (silver/javelin), Sonia Mansouri (2 bronze in 200 and 400m) and Fadhila Nafati (bronze/ shot put).
Senior James Gunn qualified for the state meet for the first time in both the shot put and the discus and came away with fifth place in the shot with a personal best throw of 53-2.25, but didn't qualify for the finals in the discus.
Sebastiana Lope; (Air Force)--field (women's IF5 discus, 23.63 meters; women's IF5 shot put, 7.59 meters); indoor rowing (women's IR4 4-minute endurance, 946; women's IR4 1-minute sprint, 280); powerlifting (women's midweight IP2, 85 pounds)
Asia Bibi also captured titles of shot put and discus throw.
Dave Stokes was second in both the pole vault after clearing 2.30m and the shot put with a throw of 9.04m, but finished on top in the hammer after throwing 27.19m.
Under 15 Girls: Isabel Bangey 5th 75m hurdles 13.70; Holly Brewster 2nd 1500m 5-11.5; Soraya Crodden 4th 75m hurdles 13.50, 3rd 100m 13.40; Lucie Dmonszynski 8th 300m 54.00; Ellie Fedzin 1st High Jump 1.40m, 6th 100m 14.00; Neve Hardcastle 6th High Jump 1.20m, 1st 1500m 5-08.8; Leanna Lunn 8th Long Jump 3.27m, 7th Shot Put 4.64m; Roisin McGrath 5th 800m 2-37.6, 7th discus 8.93 meters; Amy Mourne 7th 800m 2-51.9; Lucy Price 6th 200m 29.90; Hannah Rathmell 5th Javelin 10.97m, 4th discus 10.98m; Gina Speakman 6th Javelin 9.73m, 2nd 300m 44.30; Isabel White 4th Long Jump 4.04m, 1st 200m 27.40.
Tapoki, who previously competed at the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Games, will contest both the discus and shot put at the Commonwealth Games.
Karak won gold medal in 100m, 200m, 400m, javelin throw and 4X100m relay, silver medal in discuss throw and bronze medal in 100m, 200m, and long jump by securing 36 points and Hangu won silver medals in 800m, javelin throw and shot put and bronze medal in 500m, 800m, and long jump and recorded 11 points.
Fixture Four: Jack Halpin (Gateshead) under-15 shot put (13:87m); Charlotte Pickering-Pruvot (Morpeth) under-17 shot put (12:14m).
Mahmoud Ahmadi Baloutaki bagged a gold medal in shot put field in Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletic Junior Championships held in Switzerland.
The 26-year-old can add gold in the shot put next Saturday - he is the defending Olympic and world champion.
Sabrina Fortune, 19, also showed learning difficulties do not have to hold you back, becoming the first Welsh athlete to win a Rio Paralympic medal, with a bronze in the shot put.