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hammerclick to hear

Implement consisting of a heavy ball attached to a wire; the athlete throws it after spinning around several times in the throwing circle.
hammer head swivel handle wire

head click to hear

Spherical weight usually made of metal; it is the first part to strike the ground.

swivel click to hear

Piece that connects the head to the wire and causes it to rotate.

handle click to hear

Part that the athlete holds with two hands when throwing a hammer.

wire click to hear

Steel wire connecting the head to the handle through the swivel.