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Arguably the most dangerous of the throwing events, competitors and even spectators have been injured during competitions in the sport.

The myth that it is solely about being large and powerful should be dispelled because technique, speed and relaxation are as important as strength for the world's best.

Competitors throw from the same circle as the discus.



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