Sports : Shot Put

The Shot Put is a track and field event involving throwing/ putting a heavy spherical object the Shot as far as possible. This competition for men has been a part of the Modern Olympic in 1896 and women’s competition began in 1948. It is also included in the World Athletics Championship. In open competitions the men’s Shot Put  ball weighs 7.260 kilograms and the women’s shot put ball weighs 4 kilograms. The Shot put ball is made of different kinds of materials such as sand ,iron, cast iron, solid steel, stainless steel, brass and synthetic materials.

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