The 2008 Olympics was held in Beijing China. The gold medal for the longest discus was awarded to Gerd Kanter for a throw of 68.82 metres (223.8 feet).
The record for the longest discus throw belongs to a German man named Jurgen Schult. He set the record on June 6, 1986, throwing a discus 243 feet 1/2 inches.
The longest discus throw in the 2008 Olympics was 68.82 meters (223.8 feet) thrown by Gerd Kanter!
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The longest discus throw was a 205'5. This was by an 8th grader.
The record at my school is 130 feet
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The history of the discus throw can be found in the book Historical Dictionary of Track and Field. Lessons on how to throw a discus can be found in books such as "Teach Yourself Discus Throw."
Yes, the discus is a track and field event. A heavy disc, called a discus is thrown, the longest throw wins the game.
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Yes, Discus Throw is part of field event.
Men's discus throw debuted at the 1896 Games in Athens and women's discus throw debuted at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam.
The women's world record for the discus throw is held by Gabriele Reinsch of Germany with a throw of 76.80 meters in 1988.73.83The
The Commonwealth Games men's record for discus is 66.39 meters by Frantz Kruger of the Republic of South Africa in 2002. The Commonwealth Games women's record for discus is 65.92 meters by Beatrice Faumuina of New Zealand in 1998.
The sport of the discus throw dates back to the ancient Greeks and the first Olympics circa 776BC.
The average NFL QB's discus throw is around 230 feet (70 meters)