Javelin is an event in
which a spear is
thrown for distance. It was one of the five events
included in the
pentathlon in the ancient Greek Olympics.
In modern competition the javelin is made of
or metal with a sharp metal point on one end. For
the men's competition the javelin must be
at least 260
cm long and have a weight of 800 grams. The women's
javelin must be 220 cm long
and weigh600g. MORE!
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