> wiki   Explore:images videos games  

Discus throw

KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
Statue of a discus thrower, Copenhagen.

The discus throw is an event in athletics, where a heavy disc is thrown for distance. It was invented in 708 BC in Ancient Greece.[1] The goal is to throw the discus farther than your opponents.

The discus throw is the subject of a number of well-known ancient Greek statues and Roman copies of them.

Other pages