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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And with all thoughts now on next month's European Junior Championships, the shot-putter is determined not to rest on her laurels.
BANNED Shot-putter Mark Edwards was suspended for three years
His stage ambitions, however, were delayed by selection as a shot-putter in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam.
Court, once one of Australia's leading shot-putters, converted to rugby only three years ago but has made impressive progress.
Bryant, an All-American shot-putter from Santa Barbara, was struck in the face after throwing a 16-pound hammer that ricocheted off protective screening during an April 2 meet at Cal State Northridge.
Athletics: Injured shot-putter Carl Myerscough has asked the Norwich Union Great Britain team selectors not to consider him for next month's European Indoor Championships.
Shot-putter Carl Myerscough is to challenge the rule which prevents him from competing at the Olympic Games .
SHAMED shot-putter Carl Myercough crashed out of his first major championship in two years, handing the British team a nightmare start.
Former Olympic shot-putter Geoff Capes - who breeds budgies - will present the trophies.
It is a well-known anecdote that Hori, a shot-putter while attending Keio University, responded to his wife-to-be when she asked why he chose such a conservative event that it was "because I don't have to speak with other people.
You have to be the world's first openly gay shot-putter.
Wizzard and MedivoxRx Technologies also announced today that Adam Nelson, Olympic Silver Medalist shot-putter, will be promoting Rex-The Talking Prescription Bottle during the nationally televised (NBC) Reebok Grand Prix being held in New York City on June 11th.