The hammer should move a rigorous inspection to be licensed for competitors. It’s the solely implement in monitor and area that has moveable components, and due to this fact have to be strictly regulated. The next is an excerpt of a number of the main guidelines governing the hammer throw.
1. Implement have to be licensed for weight, size, diameter, deal with and middle of gravity.
a. Minimal weight 7.260kg senior males, 6.000kg junior males, 5.000kg youth males, 4kg girls (senior, junior and youth)
b. Most size 121.5cm males, 119.5cm girls
c. Minimal size 117.7cm males, 116cm girls
d. Diameter of ball minimal 110mm males, 95mm girls
e. Diameter of ball most 130mm males, 110mm girls
f. Deal with should kind an isosceles triangle with the lengthy sides equaling 110 mm, have to be of inflexible building that won’t stretch appreciably whereas being thrown
g. Wire have to be unbroken, straight size of spring-steel wire not lower than 3mm in diameter, which can not stretch appreciably whereas being thrown
h. Middle of gravity of the pinnacle of the hammer shall not be greater than 6mm from the middle of the sphere
2. Thrower should keep within the circle (7 toes in diameter) till implement lands.
3. The thrower should wait till the implement has landed earlier than exiting the again half of circle below management.
4. Implement should land in sector (34.92 levels).
5. Any throw that lands within the sector and isn’t a foot foul is a authorized throw.
Whereas completely different governing our bodies have extra particular guidelines about deal with necessities and the suitable tolerances of the supplies utilized in hammer building. These are the essential guidelines are pretty constant throughout all leagues and ranges of competitors for hammer throwing.