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The discus is one of the field events that takes place at the Olympics. It is also a constituent part of the decathlon. This Entry presents a summary of the rules, how to play, the enormous history that can be found for the discus and a few of the greats.
The discus thrower must stand within a circle marked on the ground and throw the discus, a flattish disc, as far as possible.Continued page 2/12