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An athletic throwing event where the object to be thrown is the javelin, a spear-like object made of metal, fiberglass and, in some cases, carbon fiber.
The javelin throw is a track and field athletics event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m in length, is thrown. Javelin throwing is an event of both the men's decathlon and the women's heptathlon. The javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area.
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