Javelin

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The javelin is the major game of the region the Nord - Pas de Calais and especially to Wattrelos. Considered as a full sport, it consists in throwing in one hand, by a movement from the bottom up, on a target, a short tempered point 20 cms long of steel, decorated with feathers to be more aerodynamic. The javelin weighs between 300 and 400g. It does not represent particular faculties if it is not the concentration.