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Getting ready

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Getting ready

East Germany's Ulf Timmermann gets ready during the 1988 Olympics

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Shot putters must begin each attempt with the shot in close proximity to their neck or chin, as demonstrated here by 1988 Olympic gold medalist Ulf Timmermann.
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