hammer throw

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ham′mer throw`

a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.
ham′mer throw`er, n.
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Noun1.hammer throw - an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible
field event - a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
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Through three outdoor meets, the sophomore has cemented herself into the SIU record books in the hammer throw and discus.
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The athletics games were held at Al Thiqa Club for the Handicapped in Sharjah, and witnessed participation from 11 clubs in 11 Arab countries who competed in the following categories: 200m final, triple jump, 1500-metre run and hammer throw.
Elseify is Qatar's hammer throw prodigy and was the first junior hammer thrower to ever defend his world championship title back-to-back in 2012 and 2014 - setting a world junior record in the process.
Southern Illinois' DeAnna Price repeated as the hammer throw champion in front of the small crowd that gathered on the field just south of the main stadium.
Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus Throw, Hammer Throw and Javelin Throw(women events), 100m , 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, High Jump.
Hassan Abdel Gawad qualified for the games with the record setting mark of 78.35 meters in the hammer throw at the International Association of Athletics Federations' qualifying tournament in Potchefstroom, South.
JADE WILLIAMS of Wrexham Athletics Club is ranked number one in the UK in her age group after winning the hammer throw at the Liverpool Open Meeting last weekend.
What Wilson is devotedly training for is to become one of the best women in America at the hammer throw. She has a long-term vision of competing in the Olympics and other major international meets, but is currently focused on the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.