Today (August 06, 2012, Monday) Google is featuring “ javelin” by showing the Doodle “London 2012 javelin“. This is the 11th Doodle for the London 2012 Summer Olympics.The event is taking place from Friday 3 August – Sunday 12 August.
In the Javelin, athletes must throw the javelin as far as possible. The javelin in the women’s competition is 2.2m long and weighs at least 600g.For men’s Competition is 2.7m long and weighs at least 800g Using a run-up the athlete must release the javelin before the end of the runway, launching it with one hand held over the shoulder.
The javelin must land on its tip for the throw to be valid.The throw is measured from the end of the runway to where the javelin first lands.
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