field event


Definition of field event

: an event (such as weight-throwing or jumping) in a track-and-field meet other than a race

Examples of field event in a Sentence

a discus thrower who excelled at all the field events
Recent Examples on the Web Is Eugene ready the world’s largest standalone track and field event, which will be broadcast to an audience across the globe? oregonlive, 13 June 2022 By last August, friends and teachers gathered inside Hillsborough High and watched Knighton become the youngest American to finish in the top four of an individual track and field event at the Olympics since 1928, according to ESPN research. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 23 June 2022 The biggest track and field event in the world is coming to Eugene this summer. oregonlive, 3 June 2022 But attendees at the track and field event have alternatives to circling the block for a parking spot — some of which won’t cost any extra money. oregonlive, 8 June 2022 On the girls’ side, Independence enters with top marks in the 4x100 and every field event except the high jump. cleveland, 19 May 2022 Led by a pair of field event wins, Days Creek is tied with Joseph for the boys team lead with 20 points. oregonlive, 19 May 2022 Montverde Academy’s Larry, a junior, recorded Florida’s all-time boys best by leaping 25 feet, 11½ inches at Percy Beard Track in the afternoon field event session of the Florida High School Athletic Association meet. Buddy Collings, Orlando Sentinel, 13 May 2022 In Cullman, the Class 2A boys’ team title went into the final field event and the final running event with five schools bunched just 4 points apart. Reports, al, 7 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of field event

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of field event was in 1899

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16 Jul 2022

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“Field event.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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