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Hammer throw toe turn

When doing the hammer throw event, the athlete will need to decide which turning technique they would like to utilise. This usually involves the hammer throw toe turn. Essentially, the athlete wants to use either their toe or their heel to pivot as they spin and gain momentum with the hammer for their throw.

Hammer Throw World Record

You can view the world record for the hammer throw below. Hammer Throw World Record Athlete Distance Men’s World Record Holder Yuriy Sedykh 86.74 m Women’s World Record Holder Anita Włodarczyk 82.98 m You can watch the video series of the hammer throw world record below.