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Men's discus throw debuted at the 1896 Games in Athens and women's discus throw debuted at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam.

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Q: What kind of discus is used in the Olympics?
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The discus used in men's competition is 220 millimeters (8.66 inches) in diameter.

What was the similarities and difference from today discus and the first Olympics discus?

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What were the main events in the Olympics?

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