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Either of the continuous metal belts with which vehicles such as bulldozers and tanks move over the ground. The Olympics was the elite competition for track and field, and only amateur sportsmen could compete. The majority of jumping events are unaided, although athletes propel themselves vertically with purpose-built sticks in the pole vault. The storm is tracking up the coast.
The ship can track incoming missiles with radar. The first recorded examples of organized track and field events at a sports festival are the Ancient Olympic Games. Alice Milliat argued for the inclusion of women at the Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee refused. In the jumps for height, an athlete must clear their body over a crossbar without knocking the bar off the supporting standards. This was also accompanied by an increase in the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
The Olympics also consolidated the use of metric measurements in international track and field events, both for race distances and for measuring jumps and throws. Verb He tracked the deer for a mile.
Carl Lewis was among the athletes who helped increase track and field's profile. To follow the undulations in the groove of a phonograph record. One of the concentric magnetic rings that form the separate data storage areas on a floppy disk or a hard disk. The stone put and weight throw competitions popular among Celtic societies in Ireland and Scotland were precursors to the modern shot put and hammer throw events. The detectives tracked the killer to Arizona.
There are also relay races in which teams of athletes run and pass on a baton to their team member at the end of a certain distance. In jumping competitions, athletes are judged on either the length or height of their jumps. After over half a century of amateurism, the amateur status of the sport began to be displaced by growing professionalism in the late s. Marking an increasingly inclusive approach to the sport, major track and field competitions for disabled athletes were first introduced at the Summer Paralympics. Combined events involve the same group of athletes contesting a number of different track and field events.
The performances of jumping events for distance are measured from a board or marker, and any athlete overstepping this mark is judged to have fouled. From the s onwards, the sport gained more exposure and commercial appeal through television coverage and the increasing wealth of nations. To move in relation to a subject being filmed.
The throwing events involve hurling an implement such as a heavy weight, javelin or discus from a set point, with athletes being judged on the distance that the object is thrown. The study tracked the patients over the course of five years.
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