10 Lines Essay on Javelin Throw in English for Students

  1. Javelin throw is a worldwide sport.
  2. It is a throwing event in which athletes throw a metal-tipped javelin as far as possible.
  3. This is a sport that requires a lot of strength, focus, coordination precision and timing.
  4. The men’s javelin must weigh at least 800g and be 2.6m-2.7m long while the women’s javelin must weigh 600g and be 2.2m-2.3m long.
  5. Czech Republic’s Jan Zelezny holds the men’s javelin throw world record with 98.48m. 
  6. Barbora Špotáková holds the women’s world record at 72.28 m.
  7. The javelin throw has been a part of the Olympics since 1908 as a men’s event.
  8. Javelin throw as a sport can be traced back to the times of Ancient Greece.
  9. Javelin allows the competitor to build speed over a considerable distance.
  10. The inventor of the modern javelin throwing technique is Eric Lemming from Sweden