shot put

  1. an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball is hurled as far as possible
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How To Use shot put In A Sentence

  • The shotgun loaded with buckshot puts a lot of projectiles in the air with every shot.
  • There was also quite a strong emphasis on sports, particularly track and field events like javelin throwing, shot putt, sprinting, and cross-country running as well as basic fencing technique and classes in elocution.
  • Women were banned from competing and spectating at the original Games, and shot put is barely 100 years old, so the direct linkage with the ancient past was tenuous.
  • Although smaller and less muscular than her rivals, she is actually a decent shot putter. Times, Sunday Times
  • I'd forgotten you shouldn't go tenpin bowling unless you've got the upper body fitness levels of an Olympic shot putter. KICK BACK
  • Chris Strickland, a member of the Mohegan tribe, will throw the javelin, shot put and discus and run the 100-meter dash.
  • BEIJING -- The women's sabre in fencing likely is one of the three best chances for the USA to sweep an Olympic event, along with the men's shot put and men's BMX cycling. Ward ready to slash her path to the Olympic podium
  • The first episode of the first group of people shot put firmly in thrall.
  • She's fabulous: and a converted shot putter. Times, Sunday Times
  • Students at Lismore Heights Public School will be barracking for Australian Olympic shot put hopeful Justin Anlezark throughout the Athens Olympics as part of the Telstra Adopt-A-Hero initiative.
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