Which Olympic 'Throwing' World Record Required The Most Power?

The Olympics are full of beefy men and women throwing heavy things long distances. That's just good television. But which event takes the most power to compete in? MinutePhysics broke down the numbers for the world records in the shot put, javelin, discus, and hammer throw.

(Spoiler: It's called the hammer throw. What did you think was going to win?)


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