Greece can be said to be the origin of the bombing competition. It is said that in ancient times the competition was conducted by Greek kings to test the strength of soldiers. At the same time, in their own country Bombing competition Scots have also been claiming that it appeared. In the early stages of the competition, the long-distance thrower was declared the winner by throwing heavy stones with one hand.
As time went on, the format of this competition changed. Iron shells were used in response to heavy stones. At the Modern Olympics in 1896, Bombing competition Added. Participants must be in a circle with a diameter of 2.135 meters and throw a 7.26 kg iron ball with one hand.
If a particular player or player leaves the circle during a bombing, it will be declared a foul. Also, the distance he threw the bomb will not be taken into account. The rule was created that the person who threw the iron bomb the longest distance in the competition would be declared the winner. The weight of the bombs used by the women in this competition is 4 kg. At the 1896 Olympics, for men Bombing competition Although introduced, it was introduced in the women’s section as early as 1948. During a match in the United States in 1990, Randy Barnes, a native of the United States, shot 23.12 meters. This is the current world record. In the women’s event, Natalia Lisoskaya of France set a world record by throwing a bomb at a distance of 22.63 meters.