The shot put competition for men has been a part of the modern Olympics since their revival in , and women's competition began in Homer mentions competitions of rock throwing by soldiers during the Siege of Troy but there is no record of any dead weights being thrown in Greek competitions. The first evidence for stone- or weight-throwing events were in the Scottish Highlands , and date back to approximately the first century. The first events resembling the modern shot put likely occurred in the Middle Ages when soldiers held competitions in which they hurled cannonballs. Shot put competitions were first recorded in early 19th century Scotland , and were a part of the British Amateur Championships beginning in
De Sousa and Stanat both set two new marks at Woodstock Classic. Wednesday May 9, By Rob J.
Glencoe's Marlow Carter qualified third, in senior men's javelin Adrienne had another stellar year in , repeating as National Champion in the m and running for Canada at the World Championships in the m and as a member of the 4xm relay team. Sprint Extreme's Mario Anderson was ultimately the victor in the bantam boys' long jump, leaping 4. Aaron Zedella's throw of The largest shots weigh 16 lb. Joseph's sprinter returns to the track after missing last season due to injury. Age: