Global Cup - Hammer

Per Capita Cup - Hammer

Hammer ball and handle

Hammer Throw equipment

The men's hammer weighs 7.257 kg and measures 121.5 cm in length; the women's hammer weighs 4 kg and is 119.5 cm in length.

Yuri Sedikh of the USSR

Hammer Throw champions and records

The current world record for the men's hammer was set by Yuriy Sedykh (of the former USSR) who threw 86.74 metres at the European athletics championships held in Stuttgart,...

Tatyana Lysenko of Russia

Hammer Throw: the sport

The hammer throw is a Field Athletics  event where the purpose is to throw a metal ball attached to a wire and handle.