Below are the world records for both the men and women in the discus event.
The weight of the discus differs depending on your age and gender. Below, we have listed the Olympic weight for the discus event for men and women.
2kg or 4.4lbs
Diameter – 22cm
1kg or 2.2 lbs
Diameter – 18 cm
It is important that athletes work towards this weight class so they can break through to the international and senior circuit.
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