Track & Field Has Started And We've Already Got Very Large Men Throwing Hammers Into Nets

As gymnastics and swimming wind down, the second week of the Olympics will be dominated by Track & Field. And the first events started today with the Field portion of the Track & Field, such as the Hammer Throw, as seen below.

And yes, it is standard that a protective netting panel reach into the inbounds area on the left side (right side for throwers turning clockwise). It decreases the “danger zone” for those at the facility. But for us at home, it adds an obstacle that increases our viewing pleasure…


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