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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2 -- color) Trojans shot-putter Noah Bryant ``is lucky he's alive,'' his doctor said, after he was hit in the face with a hammer during a meet.
Then you all get to compete and win gold lame medals, and are the best openly gay shot-putter in the world.
While in America Nicoll got to pick the brains of former shot-putter John Godina, who claimed three world titles and won Olympic silver and bronze medals during an illustrious career.
Canyons shot-putter Ryan Davis is top-seeded for the Southern California finals.
The crooked voting is one of the joys of the Eurovision Song Contest,just as guessing the sex of the Russian shot-putter is one of the joys of the Olympics.
Shot-putter Carl Myerscough is to challenge the rule which prevents him from competing at the Olympic Games .
According to a well-known anecdote, when Hori, a shot-putter while attending Keio University, was asked by his wife-to-be why he chose such an obscure sport, he responded, "Because I don't have to speak with other people.
DISGRACED shot-putter Paul Edwards will discover this week if his four-year drugs hell turns into a lifetime sentence.
The young shot-putter is one of 26 athletes who will travel to the RSK Olimpiyskyi in Ukraine in the pursuit of glory from July 10-14.
Memo to Mr Hefner: I'm 41, 5ft 8in, have the approximate build of a well-nourished eastern European shot-putter and I'm available for work.
Savage, who is an accomplished shot-putter and discus thrower, plays offensive and defensive line at Morse, but will likely be an offensive lineman at UCLA.
Meanwhile, shot-putter Myrtle Augee has been handed the honour of captaining England's Commonwealth Games athletics team.