The throwing stone is one of the most important pieces of equipment in stone throwing. The target of this lawn strength event is essentially the same as in shot put, to throw the stone as far as possible.
- For training and competitions
- Complies with the DRTV competition rules
Competition throwing stone
The throwing stone is the most important piece of equipment in stone throwing. It is cuboid shaped and made from cast iron. With its smooth surface, the stone fits pleasantly in the throwers hand and provides good handing when throwing. Stone throwing is a throwing sport where high levels of strength are an advantage.
Dimensions of the throwing stone:
- Made from cast iron
- Varnished black
- 3 kg: 10x7.5x6.75 cm
- 5 kg: 11.5x8x7.5 cm
- 7.5 kg: 13x10x8 cm
- 10 kg: 5x12x8 cm
- 15 kg: 16.5x13.5x9.5 cm
The right throwing stone for men and women
Throwing stones are available in different weight classes. There is a different weight depending on the age category of the athlete. In competitions, women throw a 5-kg stone. For men, 18/19 year olds can use a 10-kg stone, and 20-49 year olds use a 15-kg stone.
The Sport-Thieme throwing stone is essential for stone throwing