The fierce faces of shot put

The athletes of shot put make facial expressions that are as powerful as their throws. -- Tiara Chiaramonte, Yahoo! Sports

Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship - Day Three

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: Greg Beard of Great Britain competes in the Men's Shot Put Final during day three of the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

21st European Athletics Championships - Day Three

HELSINKI, FINLAND - JUNE 29: Nadine Kleinert of Germany competes on her way to victory in the Women's Shot Put Final during day three of the 21st European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on June 29, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

21st European Athletics Championships - Day Three

HELSINKI, FINLAND - JUNE 29: Marco Schmidt of Germany competes in the Men's Shot Put Final during day three of the 21st European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on June 29, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Countdown For Olympics

Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Valerie Adams of New Zealand reacts after winning the silver medal in the Women's Shot Put final on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)