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Rules and Regulations Governing Shot Put and Discuss Throw
The following are the rules and regulations governing shot put and discuss throw:
(i) The throwing sequence must begin within the sector and end within the sector.
(ii) The thrower must not step beyond the step board before and after the throw.
(iii) The competitors are credited with the best of their trials
(iv) The missile must land within the throwing sector.
(v) All throwers are expected to back the spectators during the throw.
(vi) Missiles are to be rolled back to the sector after throw and not to be thrown.
Safety Precautions in Shot Put and Discus Throw
The following safety precautions are to the observed in shot put and discus throw:
(i) All officials and spectators must stay clear of throwing sector during the throw.
(ii) Adequate warm up must be ensured by all athletes.
(iii) Before and during the throw, all official and non -official movement must be suspended.
(iv) The throwing sector must not be slippery or water lodged
(v) Equipment must be well inspected before use.
(vi) The participants must have thorough knowledge of the event.
(vii) Athlete must wear suitable/smart dress for effective and efficient movement.
- State five (5) safety measures in shot put and discus.
- As an athlete, mention five reasons why you cannot ignore the rules and regulations of discus throw.
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