The hammer is purchased in one piece.
The men's hammer weighs 7.257 kg (16 lbs) and the women's hammer weighs 4 kg (8.82 lbs).
The mens' hammer weighs 16 pounds, and the womens' weigh 8.82 pounds.
The four olympic throwing events are: shot put, discus, hammer, and javelin.
Krisztián Pars Hungary (HUN)
Primož Kozmus Slovenia (SLO)
Koji Murofushi Japan (JPN)
Tatyana Lysenko Russia (RUS)
Anita Włodarczyk Poland (POL)
Zhang Wenxiu China (CHN)
Jud Logan is a four time member of the United States Olympic team in the hammer throw.