Rutger Smith (born July 9, 1981) is a Dutch athlete competing in shot put and discus throw. At the 2000 World Junior Championships he won medals in both events, and he competed in both events at the 2004 Olympics. In 2005 he won silver medals in shot put at the European Indoor Championships and World Championships. Jump to: navigation, search July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball, also called the shot, as far as possible. ... The discus throw is an athletics (track and field) throwing event. ... Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, except for the Marathons (which were run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the Road Walk, and the Shot Put, which was held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium. ... The 2005 European Indoor Championships in Athletics were in held in Madrid, the capital of Spain, between March 4 and March 6, 2005. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ...
Categories: 1981 births | Dutch athletes | Shot putters | Discus throwers | Athletes at the 2004 Summer Olympics | Sportspeople stubs The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics (known in the US as track and field). It was founded in 1912 at its first Congress in Stockholm, Sweden by representatives from 17 national athletics federations as the International Amateur Athletics Federation. ...
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m