The hammer throw is one of the four throwing events in regular track and field competitions, along with the discus throw, shot put and javelin. The "hammer" used Athletics at the Summer · Athletics at the Summer. Hammer Throw. How it works. Athletes throw a metal ball (16lb/kg for men, 4kg/lb for women) for distance that's attached to a grip by a steel wire no. Primoz Kosmus shows herculean strength to throw his way to gold in the men's hammer at the Beijing.
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