Athletics sport is an important part of Olympics and Asian Games. Athletics has been a very common sporting event all over the world since ancient times. The term Atheletics refers to a collection of sporting events that include running, throwing, jumping and walking. Also known by the name track and field event, this sport is one of the competed sports in the world. Lets know about Athletic Sports Equipments used by the athletes world over.
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The athletic sports event is very simple and preferred by both young and old and the best part is that there is not much need of any expensive equipment. This type of sports requires physical skills and stamina. There are lots of benefits associated with this sport. Not only athletics have become popular for sportsmen, they are also a preferred sports to lead a healthy life.
History of Athletics
The name athletics is derived from the Greek word 'Athlon' meaning contest. The history of athletics often links to ancient Greek Olympics because it gains its popularity from the Olympic games, but it existed hundred years before that. The first civilization in old Mesopotamia and Egypt had a tradition of athletic events , several hundred years before the games in ancient Greece.
Athletic Sports Products
There are a wide range of atheletic products available in the market depending on the type of game. As already mention, athletics is not one particular. It comprises many sports events and accordingly manufacturers and suppliers come up with different types of athletic products and equipments used in different types of athletic events. These athletic products are either used for conducting these events or it help the athletes enhancing their performance. Click on any of the following athletic products to view its details.
Athletic Sports Accessories
Athletic sports accessories are supporting equipment that help in conducting different athletic events. Click on any sporting accessory listed below to view its description.
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Types of Athletics Sports Competitions
Athletics can be divided into four major areas:
Track, Field, Road, and Combined Events.
Track Events :
- Sprints (100m, 200m, 400m)
- Middle distance running (800m, 1500m)
- Marathons (5000m, 10000m)
- Hurdle races (110m, 400m)
- Relays (4 x 100m, 4 x 400m)
includes Jumping and
- Long Jump
- High Jump
- Triple jump
- Pole vault
|Throwing Events :
- Shot put
- Javelin throw
- Discus throw
- Hammer throw
Facts about combined events:
- Consists of Men and women Marathons
- Men's 20 km and 50 km race walks
- Women 10 km race walk
- Heptathlon for Women
- Decathlon for Men
Athletes compete in a series of track and field events over two days. Points
are given on the basis of their finishes in each events. Finally the person
with maximum points win it.
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