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Discuss throw is an ancient sport, as evidenced by the __________ century BC Myron statue, Discobolus.

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7th
5th
1st


The discus throw is an event in track and field athletics competition, in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than his or her competitors.

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What is the weight of disc for women's sports event ?

4.4 lb
8.4 lb
2.0 lb
2.2 lb


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The diameter of the men's event disc is _______________.

8.9-9.0 in
8.6-8.7 in
2.3-4.5 in
None of above


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For a heavy weight discuss throw, _____ is most effected.

Momentum
Angular momentum
Torque
Force


A discus with more weight in the rim produces greater angular momentum for any given spin rate, and thus more stability, although it is more difficult to throw. However, a higher rim weight, if thrown correctly, can lead to a farther throw. A solid rubber discus is sometimes used

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Important movements in discuss throw are:

Wind up
Move in rhythm
Balance
All


There are six keys movements of the discus throw: wind up, move in rhythm, balance, right leg engine, orbit, and delivery

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Modern copy of Myron's Discobolus in University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden is in _______________.

Denmark
Mexico
Benkok
Malaysiya


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Who has the world record for the longest discus throw for men's event ?

Johnn
Edward Omens
Jurgen Schult
Al Oerter


He belongs to Germany. He made world record in 1986.

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How many meters was recorded as world record for women's discuss throw event?

58.00 m
65.08 m
71.90 m
76.80 m


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Who won gold in London Olympics 2012 for discuss throw in Men's event ?

Vikas Gowda
Robert Harting
Jurgen Schult
none


He threw the discuss at a distance of 68.27 m

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In ancient period, disc was known by which name ?

discusthrow2.jpg
Discobolus
Discophoros
Diskos
Du


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