discus throw

sporting event involving the tossing of a metal disk as far as possible

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  • Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw — The men s discus throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 18 competitors, with one qualifying group and the final (12) held on Monday July 28, 1980.MedallistsQualifying Round*Held on Sunday July 27, 1980 …   Wikipedia

  • 1994 European Championships in Athletics - Women's discus throw — These are the official results of the Women s Discus Throw event at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 24 participating athletes.Final*Held in 1994 08 10 ee also* 1990 Women s European Championships …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Women's discus throw — The Women s Discus Throw at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 18 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on 1988 08 11.Finalee also* 1980 Women s Olympic Discus Throw (Moscow) …   Wikipedia

  • 1987 World Championships in Athletics - Men's discus throw — These are the official results of the Men s Discus Throw event at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, with the final held on Friday 1987 09 04.Finalee also* 1983 Men s World… …   Wikipedia

  • Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw — The Men s Discus Throw at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 20 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on August 10, 1984.MedallistsQualifying Round*Held on August 8, 1984… …   Wikipedia

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