The discus throw is an olympic style events occasion in which a competitor tosses a substantial circle—called a disk—trying to check a more remote separation than their rivals. It is an antiquated game, as exhibited by the fifth-century-BC Myron statue, Discobolus. In spite of the fact that not some portion of the cutting edge pentathlon, it was one of the occasions of the antiquated Greek pentathlon, which can be gone back to in any event to 708 BC.
Plate is a standard piece of most present day olympic style events meets at all levels and is a game which is especially famous of the Olympic Games. The men’s opposition has been a piece of the cutting edge Summer Olympic Games since the main Olympic amusements in 1896. Pictures of disk hurlers figured unmistakably in promoting for early present day Games, for example, raising money stamps for the 1896 diversions and the primary blurbs for the 1920 and 1948 Summer Olympics.
The plate was re-found in Magdeburg, Germany, by Christian Georg Kohlrausch and his understudies in the 1870s. His work around the disk and the prior tossing systems have been distributed since the 1880.
The main current competitor to toss the disk while turning the entire body was František Janda-Suk from Bohemia (show Czech Republic).He created this system when considering the situation of the well known statue of Discobolus. After just a single year of building up the method he picked up the olympic silver in 1900.
The ladies’ opposition was added to the Olympic program in the 1928 recreations, despite the fact that they had been contending at some national and provincial levels already.
Top 25 performers
|1||74.08 m (243 ft 01⁄2 in)||Jürgen Schult (GDR)||Neubrandenburg||6 June 1986|
|2||73.88 m (242 ft 41⁄2 in)||Virgilijus Alekna (LTU)||Kaunas||3 August 2000|
|3||73.38 m (240 ft 83⁄4 in)||Gerd Kanter (EST)||Helsingborg||4 September 2006|
|4||71.86 m (235 ft 9 in)||Yuriy Dumchev (URS)||Moscow||29 May 1983|
|5||71.84 m (235 ft 81⁄4 in)||Piotr Małachowski (POL)||Hengelo||8 June 2013|
|6||71.70 m (235 ft 23⁄4 in)||Róbert Fazekas (HUN)||Szombathely||14 July 2002|
|7||71.50 m (234 ft 63⁄4 in)||Lars Riedel (GER)||Wiesbaden||3 May 1997|
|8||71.32 m (233 ft 113⁄4 in)||Ben Plucknett (USA)||Eugene||4 June 1983|
|9||71.29 m (233 ft 101⁄2 in)||Daniel Ståhl (SWE)||Sollentuna||29 June 2017|
|10||71.26 m (233 ft 91⁄2 in)||John Powell (USA)||San Jose||9 June 1984|
|71.26 m (233 ft 91⁄2 in)||Rickard Bruch (SWE)||Malmö||15 November 1984|
|71.26 m (233 ft 91⁄2 in)||Imrich Bugár (TCH)||San Jose, CA||25 May 1985|
|13||71.18 m (233 ft 61⁄4 in)||Art Burns (USA)||San Jose||19 July 1983|
|14||71.16 m (233 ft 51⁄2 in)||Wolfgang Schmidt (GDR)||Berlin||9 August 1978|
|15||71.14 m (233 ft 43⁄4 in)||Anthony Washington (USA)||Salinas||22 May 1996|
|16||71.06 m (233 ft 11⁄2 in)||Luis Delís (CUB)||Havana||21 May 1983|
|17||70.98 m (232 ft 101⁄4 in)||Mac Wilkins (USA)||Helsinki||9 July 1980|
|18||70.82 m (232 ft 4 in)||Aleksander Tammert (EST)||Denton||15 April 2006|
|19||70.66 m (231 ft 93⁄4 in)||Robert Harting (GER)||Turnov||22 May 2012|
|20||70.54 m (231 ft 5 in)||Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS)||Krasnodar||7 May 2002|
|21||70.38 m (230 ft 103⁄4 in)||Jay Silvester (USA)||Lancaster||16 May 1971|
|22||70.32 m (230 ft 81⁄2 in)||Frantz Kruger (RSA)||Salon-de-Provence||26 May 2002|
|23||70.06 m (229 ft 101⁄4 in)||Romas Ubartas (LTU)||Smalininkai||8 May 1988|
|24||70.00 m (229 ft 73⁄4 in)||Juan Martínez (CUB)||Havana||21 May 1983|
|25||69.95 m (229 ft 53⁄4 in)||Zoltán Kővágó (HUN)||Salon-de-Provence||25 May 2006|