The regulation weight is 8 lbs, but some women like the challenge of using a 12 lb. shot.
The right weight is 8.8 pounds or 4 quilograms !
12 pounds for olympic standard.
girls- 8 pounds boys- 10pounds
Well, JV and varsity weight is not different because track is a varsity sport. For middle school the shot usually weighs 6 pounds but in high school the shot put weighs 8 pounds
Currently, it is impossible for a woman (or man) to put a shot much more than 75 feet, so the answer is 'no'.
Middle school shot put weights are:Must check with local area for requirementsHigh school shot put weights are:Men's 12 poundsWomen's 8 poundsCollege shot put weights are:Men's 16 poundsWomen's 8 pounds (might be 10 not sure)
The regulation weight is 8 lbs, but some girls prefer throwing a 12 lb shot.
At what level/age? In many states in the US, girls middle school uses a 6 lb shot put, beginning in the 9th grade, girls us a 4 kilo or 8.8 lb, and that weight goes all the way through to the Olympics.
Depends on what you put in it!
The average girls shot put weighs 4ks or 8lbs. 4 ks is about 8.8 pounds.