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Q: How far does a women have to throw a discus to get into the Olympics?
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What do you call the sport in the Olympics where you throw a disk as far as possible?

It is known as the discus throw.

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72 meters

How does the discus throw work?

Actuall, You throw it like a frisbee, and you want to see how far you can throw it, whiping it may just slice the throw

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Shot put: In shot put, athletes throw a heavy metal ball as far as possible from a circle. Javelin throw: Athletes throw a long spear-like implement called a javelin as far as possible within a designated sector. Discus throw: In discus throw, athletes throw a heavy circular disc as far as they can from a circle within a designated sector.

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As far as I know, I AM... My name is Carmen Ionesco and I am the Canadian record holder with a throw of 64,92m.

What were all the events in the ancient Olympics?

You can easily find a list on many history websites but it included sports like fights to the death, chariot races, discus I think it was called when they throw a shield/Frisbee thing as far as possible and marathons too.

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What is the weight of the discus?

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.

How does the rim weight of a discus effect how far you can throw it?

More weight in the rim would reduce or flatten any wobble out of the discus quicker so it would be more aerodynamic. The smoother the flight, the farther it will fly. At the release, the smoothness and proper angle are very important to distance.

How many medals have Russian women won in the Olympics?

Russian women have won 32 total medals so far in the 2012 Olympic games in London.

Is 92 feet an average discus throw for a 14 year old girl?

on my track team and according to the league standards from where i live (southeast PA), 94 feet it a pretty decent throw. IF you are a 14 year old girl and are throwing it that far you should be pretty happy with yourself. good work.