Weight throw

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The weight throw (including weight throw ) is a discipline of the lawn power sport . It is counted as heavy athletics .

In this lawn power sport, a weight consisting of a 12.5 kg ball with a triangular handle is thrown out of a circle. The throwing technique essentially corresponds to that of hammer throwing and the circular throwing field has a diameter of 2.135 m .

See also


  • Ralf Meier & Dieter Zittlau: Lexicon of strength sports. Zenon-Verlag, Düsseldorf 1991, ISBN 3-925790-19-5