Shot put competitions have been held at the modern Summer Olympic Games since their inception in 1896. In open mens competitions, the men's shot put weighs 16.01 pounds. The shot put ball is made of different kinds of materials depending on its intended use. Materials used include iron, cast iron, solid steel, stainless steel, brass, and synthetic materials like polyvinyl.
a standard 7.26 kg
It was a man from Suomi(Finland)
An Olympic shot put weighs 16 lbs
Regulation weight for high school is 12 lbs, college weight is 16 lbs.
The regulation high school weight is 12 lbs, the college weight is 16 lbs.
The average Olympic shot put throw for me is 20 meters. As for the women, the average Olympic shot is 15 meters.
16lbs. for mens competition.
The weight of the ball Olympians use during the shot put event has a weight of 7.260 kg(16.01 lb) for men and 4 kg(8.8 lb) for women.Shot put competitions have been held at the modern Summer Olympic Games since their inception in 1896.
The four olympic throwing events are: shot put, discus, hammer, and javelin.