baton round


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baton round

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the official name for plastic bullet
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The reigning world and European indoor 60m champion could not hide his frustration at failing to add to his medal collection when the British quartet were unable to get the baton round in the men's 4x100m relay final on the penultimate day of the World Championships in Beijing last weekend.
Bolt admitted afterwards that he looked round and thought something was wrong, and added that he was kind of worried but Kimmari got the baton round, and that is sign of a true champion.
IT'S a rarety indeed for the National relay squad to get the baton round without mishap, but in last weekend's inaugural World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas Richard Kilty and his team did just that
Britain, Olympic champions in Athens in 2004, have failed to get the baton round at five of the last six championships.
A LIVERPOOL woman was wounded by a plastic baton round after she was caught up in the weekend violence in Belfast.
Getting the baton round is such a basic skill that there has to be a reason why we can't do it properly.
Armed colleagues were called in and the man made threats to them, refusing to comply with instructions, so they used a baton round and then Taser on him.
Photographer Tony Murray was accidentally hit on the leg by a modern baton round while covering a demonstration for a local newspaper in Belfast last July.
From an athletics point of view, no-one doubts Chambers would be an asset, adding experience to a squad which suffered the embarrassment of failing to get the baton round in Beijing and not qualifying for the Olympic final.
Wright, of no fixed abode, was shot with a baton round by police officers after a three-hour stand-off on the city centre bridge.
We are hopeless at cricket, rugby and can't even get the baton round in a relay race.
The man in his twenties was apprehended with the baton round after an alleged incident in the Gresham area of Middlesbrough on Wednesday night.