The Javelin

The Javlein itself was a light-weight spear, used as a long range weapons by Ancient Greeks (see more under the History page). The Javelin throw is now a track and field throwing event. The modern mens Javelin is about 2.5 meters long and on average weighs about 600 grams. The javelin is thrown by thousands of high school athletes, and proffesionals. The Javelin is now thrown alongside the shotput, discus, and hammer.
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