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Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark
Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Discus is an athletic throwing event in track and field competition. The discus, the object to be thrown, is a heavy lenticular disc with a diameter of 220 mm (8.66 inches) and a weight of two kilograms (4 lb 7 oz) for the men's event, and one kg (2 lb 3 oz) for the women's, with a smaller diameter of 181 mm (7.17 inches). In U.S. high school track and field, boys typically throw a discus weighing 1.616 kg (3 lb 9 oz) and the girls throw the 1 kg (2.2 lb) women's disc. The discus can be thrown starting at age 11 (midget division). Most children throw the 1 kg discus. The discus usually has sides made of rubber, plastic, wood, or metal with a metal rim and a metal core to attain the weight. A discus with more weight in the rim produces greater angular momentum for any given spin rate, and thus more stability, although it is more difficult to throw. A practice discus made of solid rubber is often used in High School; it is cheaper, more durable, and easier to learn to throw (due to its more equal distribution of weight, as opposed to the heavy rim weight of the metal rim/core discus). Discus may refer to: Discus (genus), genus of snail from family Discidae Discus throw, an athletic discipline Schempp-Hirth Discus, a competition sailplane Discus (band), a progressive rock band from Indonesia DISCUS, a data compression algorithm Discus fish, a freshwater fish popular with aquarium keepers Sudarshana, sometimes referred to as... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1944x1944, 670 KB) Краткое описание Statue of discus thrower in Botanical Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1944x1944, 670 KB) Краткое описание Statue of discus thrower in Botanical Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ... A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ... Throwing can have different meanings depending on the context. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... In geometry, a disk is the region in a plane contained inside of a circle. ... Kg redirects here. ...


Discus throwing is an ancient sport. In the 5th century BC the sculptor Myron made a statue of a discus thrower (Discobolus), which is world-famous today. To make a throw, the competitor starts in a slightly recessed concrete-surfaced circle of 2.5 meters (8 feet 2½ inches) diameter. The thrower typically takes an initial stance facing away from the direction of the throw. He then spins around one and a half times through the circle to build momentum, then releases his throw. The discus must land within a 40-degree or 60-degree arc marked by lines on the landing zone, and the competitor must not exit the circle until the discus has landed, then must wait for the judge to give clearance to exit the ring from the rear half. The distance from the front edge of the circle to where the discus has landed is measured, and distances are rounded down to the nearest centimeter or half-inch. The competitor's best throw from the allocated number of throws, typically three to six, is recorded, and the competitor who legally throws the discus the farthest is declared the winner. Ties are broken by determining which thrower has the longer second-best throw. The 5th century BC started the first day of 500 BC and ended the last day of 401 BC. // The Parthenon of Athens seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ... Minotaur, from a fountain in Athens, reflecting Myrons lost group of Theseus and the Minotaur (National Archeological Museum, Athens) Myron of Eleutherae (Greek Μύρων) working 480-444 BCE, was an Athenian sculptor from the mid-fifth century BCE.[1] He was born in Eleutherae on the borders of Boeotia and... The Discobolus of Myron (discus thrower Greek Δισκοβόλος του Μύρωνα) is a famous Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, completed during the zenith of the classical period between 460-450 BC. A discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw. ...


The basic motion is a forehanded sidearm movement. The discus is spun off the index finger or the middle finger of the throwing hand, spinning clockwise when viewed above for a right-handed thrower, and vice-versa. As well as achieving maximum momentum in the discus on throwing, the discus's distance is also determined by the trajectory the thrower imparts, as well as the aerodynamic behaviour of the discus. Generally, one wishes to throw into a moderate headwind to achieve maximum throws. Also, a faster-spinning discus imparts greater gyroscopic stability. The technique of discus throwing is quite difficult to master and needs lots of experience to get right, thus most top throwers are thirty years old or older.


A common technique employed by younger people is to not spin at all, but to jump forward a step to gather momentum. Although it doesn't provide as much power, it is easier to do.


Interestingly, the discus is the only track and field event in which a men's world record has never been set during the Olympic Games. The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ...

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Top Ten Performers

Accurate as of April 27, 2008.[1] All distances are in meters


Men

MARK ATHLETE VENUE DATE
74.08 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Jürgen Schult (GDR) Neubrandenburg June 6, 1986
73.88 Flag of Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) Kaunas August 3, 2000
73.38 Flag of Estonia Gerd Kanter (EST) Helsingborg September 4, 2006
71.86 Flag of the Soviet Union Yuriy Dumchev (URS) Moscow May 29, 1983
71.70 Flag of Hungary Róbert Fazekas (HUN) Szombathely July 14, 2002
71.50 Flag of Germany Lars Riedel (GER) Wiesbaden May 3, 1997
71.32 Flag of the United States Ben Plucknett (USA) Eugene June 4, 1983
71.26 Flag of the United States John Powell (USA) San Jose June 9, 1984
71.26 Flag of Sweden Rickard Bruch (SWE) Malmö November 15, 1984
71.26 Flag of Czechoslovakia Imrich Bugár (TCH) San Jose May 25, 1985

Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Jürgen Schult (born May 11, 1960 in Amt Neuhaus, Lower Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who represented East Germany in the 1988 Olympic competition in the discus throw on October 1, 1988, where he won the gold medal. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Neubrandenburg is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Virgilijus Alekna is a famous Lithuanian athlete. ... Motto: Tautos jÄ—ga vienybÄ—je The strength of the nation lies in unity Anthem: TautiÅ¡ka giesmÄ— Lithuania() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() [] Capital (and largest city) Vilnius Official languages Lithuanian Demonym Lithuanian Government  -  President Valdas Adamkus  -  Prime Minister Gediminas Kirkilas Independence from the Russian Empire... Location Ethnographic region AukÅ¡taitija County Kaunas County Municipality Geographic coordinate system Number of elderates 11 General Information Capital of Kaunas County Kaunas city municipality Kaunas district municipality Population 361,274 in 2005 (2nd) First mentioned 1361 Granted city rights 1408 Kaunas ( (help· info), approximate English transcription [ˈkəʊ.nÉ™s... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia. ... Gerd Kanter (born May 6, 1979) is an Estonian discus thrower. ... For other uses, see Estonia (disambiguation). ... Coordinates: , Country Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania Charter 1085 Area [1]  - Total 37. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Robert Fazekas (born 18 August 1975 in Szombathely) is a Hungarian discus thrower, who won gold in the 2002 European Championships and silver in the 2003 World Championship. ... This article is about the European country. ... Szombathely (Latin Savaria/Sabaria, German Steinamanger, Slovenian Sombotel) is a city in Hungary. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Lars Riedel (born June 28, 1967 in Zwickau) is a successful German discus thrower. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... Wiesbaden is a city in central Germany. ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Eugene redirects here. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... John Gates Powell (born June 25, 1947 in San Francisco) is a former American athlete. ... City nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley County Santa Clara County, California Area  - Total  - Water 461. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Ricky Bruch (full name Björn Rickard Bruch, born 2 July 1946 in Örgryte, Gothenburg, grew up in SkÃ¥ne, and long-time resident of Malmö) is a Swedish athlete (discus) and actor. ... Motto:  1 For Sweden – With the Times 2 Anthem: 3 Thou ancient, thou free Royal anthem:  The Song of the King Sweden() – on the European continent() – in the European Union()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Stockholm Official languages Swedish (de facto)4 Demonym Swedish Government Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy  -  King... Motto: FrÃ¥n arbetarstad till kunskapsstad (eng: From industrial city to knowledge city) Location of Malmö in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country  Sweden Municipality Malmö Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania (SkÃ¥ne) Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Illmar Reepalu Area  - City 335. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czechoslovakia. ... Imrich Bugár (born April 14, 1955 in Dunajská Streda) is a retired discus thrower who represented Czechoslovakia. ... Motto Czech: Pravda vítÄ›zí (Truth prevails; 1918-1989) Latin: Veritas Vincit (Truth prevails; 1989-1992) Anthem Kde domov můj and Nad Tatrou sa blýska Capital Prague Language(s) Czech, Slovak Government Republic President  - 1918-1935 Tomáš G. Masaryk  - 1935-1938, 1945-1948 Edvard BeneÅ¡  - 1948-1953... City nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley County Santa Clara County, California Area  - Total  - Water 461. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...

Women

MARK ATHLETE VENUE DATE
76.80 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) Neubrandenburg July 9, 1988
74.56 Flag of Czechoslovakia Zdenka Šilhavá (TCH) Nitra August 26, 1984
74.56 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Ilke Wyludda (GDR) Neubrandenburg July 23, 1989
74.08 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Diana Sachse-Gansky (GDR) Karl-Marx-Stadt June 20, 1987
73.84 Flag of Romania Daniela Costian (ROM) Bucharest April 30, 1988
73.36 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Irina Meszynski (GDR) Prague August 17, 1984
73.28 Flag of the Soviet Union Galina Savinkova (URS) Donetsk September 8, 1984
73.23  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) Kazanlak April 19, 1987
73.10 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Gisela Beyer (GDR) Berlin July 20, 1984
72.92 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Martina Hellmann (GDR) Potsdam August 20, 1987

Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Gabriele Reinsch (September 23, 1963 in Cottbus) is a German track and field athlete. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Neubrandenburg is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czechoslovakia. ... Motto Czech: Pravda vítÄ›zí (Truth prevails; 1918-1989) Latin: Veritas Vincit (Truth prevails; 1989-1992) Anthem Kde domov můj and Nad Tatrou sa blýska Capital Prague Language(s) Czech, Slovak Government Republic President  - 1918-1935 Tomáš G. Masaryk  - 1935-1938, 1945-1948 Edvard BeneÅ¡  - 1948-1953... Nitra - City Center Nitra (German: ( ); Hungarian: / Nyitria [archaic]) is a city in western Slovakia (and the fourth largest urban settlement in Slovakia) situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the Nitra River valley. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Ilke Wyludda (born March 28, 1969 in Leipzig) is a former discus thrower from Germany. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Neubrandenburg is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Diana Gansky, née Sachse (December 14, 1963 in Bergen auf Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), is a German track and field athlete. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Map of Germany showing Chemnitz Chemnitz (Sorbian/Lusatian Kamjenica, formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt) is a city in Saxony, Germany. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Daniela Costian was born on June 30, 1965 in Braila, Romania, but became an Australian citizen in 1990. ... Motto:  (each main institution has its own motto) Anthem: DeÅŸteaptă-te, române! Romania() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() [] Capital (and largest city) Bucharest (BucureÅŸti) Official languages Romanian1 Demonym Romanian Government Unitary semi-presidential republic  -  President Traian Băsescu  -  Prime Minister Călin Popescu-T... Nickname: Motto: Patria si Dreptul Meu (My Country and My Right) Location of Bucharest within Romania (in red) Coordinates: , Country County Founded 1459 (first official record) Government  - Mayor Adriean Videanu Area  - City 228 km² (88 sq mi)  - Metro 238 km² (91. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Irina Meszynski (born March 24, 1962) born in Berlin, was a German discus thrower. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... For Donetsk in Russia, see Donetsk, Russia. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria_1971-1990. ... Tsvetanka Khristova (born March 14, 1962 in Rozova Dolina, Kazanlak) is a Bulgarian discus thrower. ... For other uses, see Bulgaria (disambiguation). ... Kazanlak (Bulgarian: ) is a town located in Stara Zagora Province, Bulgaria. ... is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Gisela Beyer (born 16 July 1960 in Eisenhüttenstadt) is a retired East German discus thrower. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Martina Hellmann, nee Opitz (born December 12, 1960 in Leipzig, Saxony), is a retired German track and field athlete who represented East Germany. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Potsdam is the capital city of the federal state of Brandenburg in Germany. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...

World Record Progress

Men

MARK ATHLETE VENUE DATE
47.58 Flag of the United States James Duncan (USA) New York 1912-05-27
47.61 Flag of the United States Thomas Lieb (USA) Chicago 1924-09-14
47.89 Flag of the United States Glenn Hartranft (USA) San Francisco 1925-05-02
48.20 Flag of the United States Bud Houser (USA) Palo Alto 1926-04-02
49.90 Flag of the United States Eric Krenz (USA) Palo Alto 1929-03-09
51.03 Flag of the United States Eric Krenz (USA) Palo Alto 1930-05-17
51.73 Flag of the United States Paul Jessup (USA) Pittsburgh 1930-08-23
52.42 Flag of Sweden Harald Andersson (SWE) Oslo 1934-08-25
53.10 Flag of Germany Willi Schröder (GER) Magdeburg 1935-04-28
53.26 Flag of the United States Archibald Harris (USA) Palo Alto 1941-06-20
53.34 Flag of Italy Adolfo Consolini (ITA) Milano 1941-10-26
54.23 Flag of Italy Adolfo Consolini (ITA) Milano 1946-04-14
54.93 Flag of the United States Robert Fitch (USA) Minneapolis 1946-06-08
55.33 Flag of Italy Adolfo Consolini (ITA) Milano 1948-10-10
56.46 Flag of the United States Fortune Gordien (USA) Lisbon 1949-07-09
56.97 Flag of the United States Fortune Gordien (USA) Hameenlinna 1949-08-14
57.93 Flag of the United States Sim Iness (USA) Lincoln 1953-06-20
58.10 Flag of the United States Fortune Gordien (USA) Pasadena 1953-07-11
59.28 Flag of the United States Fortune Gordien (USA) Pasadena 1953-08-22
59.91 Flag of Poland Edmund Piątkowski (POL) Warsaw 1959-06-14
59.91 Flag of the United States Rink Babka (USA) Walnut 1960-08-12
60.56 Flag of the United States Jay Silvester (USA) Frankfurt 1961-08-11
60.72 Flag of the United States Jay Silvester (USA) Bruxelles 1961-08-20
61.10 Flag of the United States Al Oerter (USA) Los Angeles 1962-05-18
61.64 Flag of the Soviet Union Vladimir Trusenyev (URS) Leningrad 1962-06-04
62.45 Flag of the United States Al Oerter (USA) Chicago 1962-07-01
62.62 Flag of the United States Al Oerter (USA) Walnut 1963-04-27
62.94 Flag of the United States Al Oerter (USA) Walnut 1964-04-25
64.55 Flag of Czechoslovakia Ludvík Daněk (TCH) Turnov 1964-08-02
65.22 Flag of Czechoslovakia Ludvík Daněk (TCH) Sokolov 1965-10-12
66.54 Flag of the United States Jay Silvester (USA) Modesto 1968-05-25
68.40 Flag of the United States Jay Silvester (USA) Reno 1968-09-18
68.40 Flag of Sweden Ricky Bruch (SWE) Stockholm 1972-07-05
68.48 Flag of South Africa John van Reenen (RSA) Stellenbosch 1975-03-14
69.08 Flag of the United States John Powell (USA) Long Beach 1975-05-03
69.18 Flag of the United States Dan Gergen (USA) Walnut 1976-04-24
69.80 Flag of the United States Luke Moldenhauer (USA) San Jose 1976-05-01
70.24 Flag of the United States Mac Wilkins (USA) San Jose 1976-05-01
70.86 Flag of the United States Mac Wilkins (USA) San Jose 1976-05-01
71.16 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Wolfgang Schmidt (GDR) Berlin 1978-08-09
71.86 Flag of the Soviet Union Yuriy Dumchev (URS) Moscow 1983-05-29
74.08 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Jürgen Schult (GDR) Neubrandenburg 1986-06-06

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This article is about the country in Europe. ... For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation) and Warszawa (disambiguation). ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Rink Babka (born 23 September 1936) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the Discus throw. ... For other uses, see Walnut (disambiguation). ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jay Silvester (born 27 August 1937) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the discus throw. ... For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... 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Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... Leningrad (Russian: Ленинград) may mean: St. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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Long Beach is the name of several places: Long Beach, British Columbia, Canada Long Beach, California, United States of America Long Beach, Mississippi, United States of America Long Beach, New York, United States of America Long Beach, Washington, United States of America Long Beach Township, New Jersey, United States of... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Walnut (disambiguation). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... San José – or its anglicised form San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... San José – or its anglicised form San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... San José – or its anglicised form San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Wolfgang Schmidt (* January 16, 1954 in Berlin) is a former German track and field athlete who competed for East Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal in the discus throw. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Jürgen Schult (born May 11, 1960 in Amt Neuhaus, Lower Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who represented East Germany in the 1988 Olympic competition in the discus throw on October 1, 1988, where he won the gold medal. ... This article is about the state which existed from 1949 to 1990. ... Neubrandenburg is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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MARK ATHLETE VENUE DATE
27.39 Flag of France Yvonne Tembouret (FRA) Paris 1923-09-23
27.70 Flag of France Lucie Petit (FRA) Paris 1924-07-14
28.325 Flag of France Lucie Petit (FRA) Brussels 1924-07-21
30.225 Flag of France Lucienne Velu (FRA) Paris 1924-09-14
31.15 Flag of Czechoslovakia Maria Vidlaková (TCH) Prague 1925-10-11
34.15 Flag of Poland Halina Konopacka (POL) Warsaw 1926-05-23
38.34  Milly Reuter (GER) Braunschweig 1926-08-22
39.18 Flag of Poland Halina Konopacka (POL) Warsaw 1927-09-04
39.62 Flag of Poland Halina Konopacka (POL) Amsterdam 1928-07-31
40.345 Flag of Poland Jadwiga Wajs (POL) Pabianice 1932-05-15
40.39 Flag of Poland Jadwiga Wajs (POL) Lodz 1932-05-16
40.84 Flag of Germany Grete Heublein (GER) Hagen 1932-06-19
42.43 Flag of Poland Jadwiga Wajs (POL) Lodz 1932-06-19
43.08 Flag of Poland Jadwiga Wajs (POL) Królewska Huta 1933-07-15
43.795 Flag of Poland Jadwiga Wajs (POL) London 1934-08-11
44.34 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Ulm 1935-06-02
44.76 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Nuremberg 1935-06-04
45.53 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Munich 1935-06-23
46.10 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Jena 1935-06-29
47.12 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Dresden 1935-08-25
48.31 Flag of Germany Gisela Mauermayer (GER) Dresden 1936-07-11
53.25 Flag of the Soviet Union Nina Dumbadze (URS) Moscow 1948-08-08
53.37 Flag of the Soviet Union Nina Dumbadze (URS) Gori 1951-05-27
53.61 Flag of the Soviet Union Nina Romashkova (URS) Odessa 1952-08-09
57.04 Flag of the Soviet Union Nina Dumbadze (URS) Tblisi 1952-10-18
57.15 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) Rome 1960-09-12
57.43 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) Moscow 1961-07-15
58.06 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) Sofia 1961-09-01
58.98 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) London 1961-09-20
59.29 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) Moscow 1963-05-19
59.70 Flag of the Soviet Union Tamara Press (URS) Moscow 1965-08-11
61.26 Flag of West Germany Liesel Westermann (FRG) São Paulo 1967-11-05
61.64 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Christine Spielberg (GDR) Regis-Breitingen 1968-05-26
62.54 Flag of West Germany Liesel Westermann (FRG) Werdohl 1968-08-24
62.70 Flag of West Germany Liesel Westermann (FRG) Berlin 1969-06-18
63.96 Flag of West Germany Liesel Westermann (FRG) Hamburg 1969-09-27
64.22 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Helsinki 1971-08-12
64.88 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Munich 1971-09-04
65.42 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Moscow 1972-05-31
65.48 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Augsburg 1972-06-24
66.76 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Moscow 1972-08-04
67.32 Flag of Romania Argentina Menis (ROM) Bucharest 1972-09-23
67.44 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Riga 1973-05-25
67.58 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Moscow 1973-07-11
69.48 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Edinburgh 1973-09-07
69.90 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Prague 1974-05-27
70.20 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Zurich 1975-08-20
70.50 Flag of the Soviet Union Faina Melnyk (URS) Sochi 1976-04-24
70.72 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Evelin Jahl (GDR) Dresden 1978-08-12
71.50 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Evelin Jahl (GDR) Potsdam 1980-05-10
71.80  Maria Petkova (BUL) Sofia 1980-07-15
73.26 Flag of the Soviet Union Galina Savinkova (URS) Lessilidse 1983-05-23
73.36 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Irina Meszynski (GDR) Prague 1984-08-17
74.56 Flag of Czechoslovakia Zdenka Šilhavá (TCH) Nitra 1984-08-26
76.80 Flag of the German Democratic Republic Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) Neubrandenburg 1988-07-09

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Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Anthem: La Marseillaise France() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() Capital (and largest city) Paris Official languages French Demonym French Government Unitary semi-presidential republic  -  President Nicolas Sarkozy  -  Prime Minister François Fillon Formation  -  French State 843 French State Formed   -  Current... This article is about the capital of France. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Anthem: La Marseillaise France() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() Capital (and largest city) Paris Official languages French Demonym French Government Unitary semi-presidential republic  -  President Nicolas Sarkozy  -  Prime Minister François Fillon Formation  -  French State 843 French State Formed   -  Current... For other places with the same name, see Brussels (disambiguation). ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Anthem: La Marseillaise France() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() Capital (and largest city) Paris Official languages French Demonym French Government Unitary semi-presidential republic  -  President Nicolas Sarkozy  -  Prime Minister François Fillon Formation  -  French State 843 French State Formed   -  Current... This article is about the capital of France. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czechoslovakia. ... Motto Czech: Pravda vítÄ›zí (Truth prevails; 1918-1989) Latin: Veritas Vincit (Truth prevails; 1989-1992) Anthem Kde domov můj and Nad Tatrou sa blýska Capital Prague Language(s) Czech, Slovak Government Republic President  - 1918-1935 Tomáš G. Masaryk  - 1935-1938, 1945-1948 Edvard BeneÅ¡  - 1948-1953... For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Halina Konopacka(1900-89), famous athleet, first polish Olympic Champion(1928, Amsterdam). ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation) and Warszawa (disambiguation). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_(2-3). ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... Coordinates: Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country: Germany State: Lower Saxony District: Urban district City subdivisions: 20 Boroughs Lord Mayor: Gert Hoffmann (CDU) Governing parties: CDU / FDP Basic Statistics Area: 192. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation) and Warszawa (disambiguation). ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... For other uses, see Amsterdam (disambiguation). ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Jadwigs Wajs (January 30, 1912 - February 1, 1990) was a Polish athlete who competed mainly in the Discus. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... Pabianice is a town in central Poland, with 71,313 inhabitants (2004). ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... . Łódź (pronunciation: ) is the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, located in the centre of the country. ... 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Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... This article is about the country in Europe. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... Gisela Mauermayer (born November 24, 1913 in Munich – died January 9, 1995 in Munich) was a German athlete who competed mainly in the discus. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Ulm (disambiguation). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... Nürnberg redirects here. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Munich (disambiguation). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... , For other uses, see Jena (disambiguation). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... Dresden (etymologically from Old Sorbian Drežďany, meaning people of the riverside forest) is the capital city of the German Federal Free State of Saxony. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany_1933. ... “Deutschland” redirects here. ... Dresden (etymologically from Old Sorbian Drežďany, meaning people of the riverside forest) is the capital city of the German Federal Free State of Saxony. ... Year 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... CCCP redirects here. ... 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See also

  • National champions discus throw (men)
  • National champions discus throw (women)

External links

Notes

  1. ^ - IAAF All-time top Discus throws URL last accessed on 2007-01-30
Athletics events

Sprints: 60 m | 100 m | 200 m | 400 m Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... This article is about the sprint event. ... For other uses, see 1 E+2 m. ... A 200 metre race is a sprint running event. ... 400 m is a common track running event. ...


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Throws: Discus | Hammer | Javelin | Shot put | 35 lb weight throw A hammer thrower competing in a Highland games event in Dornoch, Scotland The modern or Olympic hammer throw is an athletic throwing event where the object is to throw a heavy metal ball attached to a wire and handle. ... An athlete throwing the javelin. ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. ...


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Combination: Pentathlon | Heptathlon | Decathlon | Triathlon | Duathlon The womens pentathlon was contested in the Olympics from 1964 until 1980, and it was replaced in the 1984 games with the heptathlon. ... A heptathlon is a sportive contest made up of seven events (from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest)). More specifically, the term heptathlon refers to an athletics event consisting of seven events. ... Decathlon is an athletic event combining 10 track and field events. ... The three components of triathlon: Swimming, Cycling, Running A triathlon is an athletic event consisting of swimming, cycling and running over various distances. ... Duathlon is an athletic event (not to be confused with biathlon) that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format bearing some resemblance to triathlons. ...


Highly uncommon: Standing high jump | Standing long jump | Standing triple jump The Standing high jump is an athletic event that was featured in the Olympics from 1900 to 1912. ... The standing long jump is an athletic event that was featured in the Olympics from 1900 to 1912. ... The standing triple jump is an athletic sport. ...


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Discus throw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (614 words)
The discus, the object to be thrown, is a lens-shaped heavy disc with a diameter of 220 mm (8.66 inches) and a weight of two kilograms (4 lb 7 oz) for the men's event, and one kg (2 lb 3 oz) for the women's, with a smaller diameter of 182 mm (7.17 inches).
The competitor's best throw from the allocated number of throws, typically between three and eight, is recorded, and the competitor who legally throws the discus the furthest is declared the winner.
As well as achieving maximum momentum in the discus on throwing, the discus's distance is also determined by the trajectory the thrower imparts, as well as the aerodynamic behaviour of the discus.
Discus throw (191 words)
The discus throw is an athletics (track and field) throwing event where the object to be thrown is a heavy with a diameter of 22 cm and a weight of two kilograms, whereas the women's discus weighs one kilogram.
The discus must land within a 40 or 60 -degree arc marked by lines on the landing zone, and the competitor must not leave the circle until the discus has landed.
The competitor's best throw from the allocated number of throws is recorded, and the competitor who legally throws the discus the furthest is declared the winner.
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