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Analysis: women's throwing events

Analysis: women's throwing events

North and Central America is the Area which is represented by the most athletes in three of the women's throwing events World Top List, while in Javelin Throw Europe is the deepest.

All-Athletics.com publishes some interesting statistical summaries from its incredibly deep 2010 Top Lists:

Women’s Shot Put

12.00 m or more:  1559 athletes

Africa: 42
Asia: 145
Europe: 590
North and Central America: 683
Oceania: 31
South America: 68

Women’s Discus Throw

42.00 m or more: 1100 athletes

Africa: 21
Asia: 107
Europe: 381
North and Central America: 533
Oceania: 25
South America: 33

Women's Hammer Throw

47.00 m or more: 1226 athletes

Africa: 29
Asia: 92
Europe: 500
North and Central America: 551
Oceania: 20
South America: 39

Women's Javelin Throw

40.00 m or more: 1386 athletes

Africa: 47
Asia: 168
Europe: 690
North and Central America: 386
Oceania: 34
South America: 61

Notes:
- The analysis is based on results received and processed until 27 December. The Top Lists are permanently updated.
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