The Discus Thrower (discobolos)

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Jan van der Crabben
by The British Museum
published on 24 February 2015
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The dynamic art of discus throwing inspired a number of ancient Greek sculptors. The method of throwing was then very different. Athletes seem to have used only a three-quarter turn, unlike the two and a half spins of modern throwers.

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