hammer throw

noun Track.
a field event in which the hammer is thrown for distance.

hammer thrower, noun
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hammer throw

noun
an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible 
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Example sentences
From a safety standpoint it would not be good to have a discus throw, hammer throw and javelins in the infield.
In the hammer throw the work was rather disappointing, considering the numerous huskies who were entered in this event.
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