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14. MAKE A DIAGRAMME TO WRITE ALL THE INFORMATION OF THE FOUR DISCIPLINES OF THROWS

Shot put:

- The artifact is a metal ball that weights 7 ‘260 kilos for men and 4 kilos for women.

- The throwing area is a circle of 2’135 meters of diameter.

- There are both male and female categories.

Javelin throw:

- It is a spear pointing in both ends, with a handle made out of rope in the middle to

throw it.

- The weight of the javelin is 800 grams for men and 600 grams for women. The

javelin must be thrown over the athlete’s shoulder.

- There are both male and female categories.

Hammer throw:

- It is a metal ball similar to the shotput one, but with a wire ending in a handle.

- It weighs 7’250 kilos for men and 4 kilos for women.

- Technically speaking, it is a very difficult throw.

- The circled area for throwing is surrounded by a cage for safety reasons.

- There are both male and female categories.

Discus throw:

- It is an artifact similar to a dish.

- It has 22 centimeters of diameter and it weighs 2 kilos for men and it has 18

centimeters of diameter and weighs 1 kilo for women.

- The circled throwing area is similar to the hammer throw one.

- There are both male and female categories.

15. DISCIPLINES IN THE COMBINED COMPETITIONS

Decathlon: (Men)

A- First day: 100 ms, Long jump, Shot put, High jump, 400 ms.

B- Second day: 110 meters hurdles, Discus throw, Pole vault, Javelin throw, 1500 ms.

Heptathlon: (Women)

A- First day: 100 meters hurdles, 200 meters, Shot put, High jump.

B- Second day: Long jump, Javelin throw, 800 meters.



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