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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.

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