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Putting the Stone

Athlete competing in the Stone Putting event

This stone put is the precursor to the modern Olympic event of shot putting. The event is split into two events each with a different weighted stone and different rule set.

Braemar Stone: is thrown as a standing throw with no approach and a stone weighing up to 28lbs is used.

Open Stone: weighing up to 20lbs, it is thrown with the option of an approach.

Weights

Braemar Stone

  • 12-18lbs – Women’s Masters (40yrs old+), Women’s Amateur and Professional
  • 22-28lbs – Men’s Masters (40yrs old+), Men’s Lightweight (-200lbs), Men’s Amateur and Professional

Open Stone

  • 8-12lbs – Women’s Masters (40yrs old+), Women’s Amateur and Professional
  • 16-22lbs – Men’s Masters (40yrs old+), Men’s Lightweight (-200lbs), Men’s Amateur and Professional

Field Records

Braemar Stone

  • Professional Men (26.5lb): 41’10.75” Andy Vincent – 2015
  • Elite Women (13.2lb): 35’0.75” Adriane Wilson – 2013
  • Amateur Men (26.5lb): 36’9” Mike Miller – 2012
  • Amateur Women (13.2lb): 24’1.5” Kristy Scott – 2011
  • Men’s Master 40+ (26.5lb): 27’9.25” Delore Lakusta – 2015
  • Men’s Master 50+ (26.5lb): 25’6.5” Bob Owens – 2014
  • Women’s Master (13.2lb): 20’8” Karyn Dallimore – 2014

Open Stone

  • Professional Men (17lb): 56’3.25” Matt Vincent – 2013
  • Elite Women (8.8lb): 48’10.5” Adriane Wilson – 2013
  • Amateur Men (17lb): 49’6” Mike Miller – 2012
  • Amateur Women (8.8lb): 36’2.5” Chrystal Rupert – 2015
  • Men’s Master 40+ (17lb): 39’ Delore Lakusta – 2015
  • Men’s Master 50+ (17lb): 33’9” Bob Owens – 2014
  • Women’s Master (8.8lb): 30’2.5” Holly Goldthorp – 2012

May 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2016