field event

an event in a track meet that involves throwing something, as a discus or javelin, or jumping and is not performed on the running track.

1895–1900 Unabridged
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field event
a competition, such as the discus, high jump, etc, that takes place on a field or similar area as opposed to those on the running track

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Example sentences
The longer he goes without winning a full-field event, the longer the questions will linger about his play.
Participants may enter either two track and one field event or two field and one track event.
High school, college and professional athletes competed in the three-day track and field event.
Spectators will be able to move to the other side of the stands to view other track and field event elements.
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