field event

Definitions of field event
  1. noun
    a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
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    high jump
    a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
    broad jump, long jump
    a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
    pole jump, pole jumping, pole vault, pole vaulting
    a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    shot put
    an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball is hurled as far as possible
    hammer throw
    an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible
    discus
    an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
    javelin
    an athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible
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    match
    a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
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