the hammer throw

the hammer throw
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  • hammer throw — hammer thrower. Track. a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance. * * * Athletic event in which a hammer is thrown for distance. The hammer consists of a 16 lb (7.26 kg) metal ball attached to a spring steel wire handle that… …   Universalium

  • hammer throw — noun an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible • Hypernyms: ↑field event * * * noun : a field event in which a metal sphere attached to a flexible handle is hurled for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hammer throw — The modern or Olympic is an athletic throwing event where the object is to throw a heavy metal ball attached to a wire and handle. The name hammer throw is derived from older competitions where an actual sledge hammer was thrown. Such… …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's hammer throw — The hammer throw at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Athens Olympic Stadium August 23 and August 25. NOTOC RecordsA new Olympic Record was set four times during the course of the 2004 event. Gu Yuan did it …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's hammer throw — The hammer throw event at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Athens Olympic Stadium on August 20 and August 22. RecordsMedalistsAdrian Annus of Hungary finished first but was disqualified for missing a drug… …   Wikipedia

  • hammer throw — ham′mer throw n. spo a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance • Etymology: 1920–25 ham′mer throw er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's hammer throw — The men s hammer throw at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 30 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on Monday September 26, 1988.MedalistsQualifying Round*Held on Sunday 1988 09 …   Wikipedia

  • Men's hammer throw world record progression — The following table shows progression of the world record in the men s hammer throw, as recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).[1] The first world record in the event was recognised by the IAAF in 1913.[2] As… …   Wikipedia

  • 2007 World Championships in Athletics - Men's hammer throw — The men s hammer throw event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 25 2007 (qualification) and August 27 2007 (final) at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. NOTOC RecordsQualificationGroup AGroup BReferences*… …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's hammer throw — The men s hammer throw was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event, which had been won all three previous times by John Flanagan. The… …   Wikipedia

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