Javelin Throw: Story, Rules, History, How to Play

Javelin Throw: Story, Rules, History, How to Play
 

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Javelin Throw is a track & field (throwing) athletics event in which athletes try to throw a spear called "javelin" farther from the opponents to win the competition. The javelin is 800g in weight and measures 2.6-2.7m for men and 2.2-2.3m for women. It weighs 600g for women and weighs approximately 600g for men. It evolved from everyday hunting with the spear. It was popular in Ancient Greece, and it became part of the Ancient Olympics pentathlon in 708 BC. Over the years, the rules and the javelin evolved and it became part of the modern Olympics in 1908 for men and 1932 to women.
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