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In open competitions the men's shot weighs 7.260 kilograms (16.01 lb), and the women's shot weighs 4 kilograms (8.8 lb). Junior, school, and masters competitions often use different weights of shots, typically below the weights of those used in open competitions; the individual rules for each competition should be consulted in order to determine the correct weights to be used.

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My coach told me it is the same as middle school on up for diskus and I belive he said the same for girls shot though boys shot increases to 16 lbs for olyimpic

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the same as high school, 4kg or 8.8 lbs

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