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Track & Field Throwing Implement Weight Requirements (Rules)

WOMEN

Age

Shot Put

Discus

Hammer

Javelin

Weight

Middle School

Check with your local area for rules.

High School

4 kg

1 kg

4 kg

600 gr

20 lb

35-49

4 kg

1 kg

4 kg

600 gr

20 lb

50-59

3 kg

1 kg

3 kg

500 gr

16 lb

60-74

3 kg

1 kg

3 kg

500 gr

12 lb

75+

2 kg

.75 kg

2 kg

400 gr

4 kg

 

MEN

Age

Shot Put

Discus

Hammer

Javelin

Weight

Middle School

Check with your local area for rules.

High School

12 lb

1.6 kg

12 lb

800 gr

25 lb

35-49

16 lb

2 kg

16 lb

800 gr

35 lb

50-59

6 kg

1.5 kg

6 kg

700 gr

25 lb

60-69

5 kg

1 kg

5 kg

600 gr

20 lb

70-79

4 kg

1 kg

4 kg

500 gr

16 lb

80 & Up

3 kg

1 kg

3 kg

400 gr

12 lb