Athletes wear lightweight clothes, either a tight-fitting one-piece or a T-shirt and a pair of shorts or leggings.
No cleats shoes are worn by throwers to allow maximum adherence and to make the rotation easier.
Throwers wear a leather glove with thick fingers to ensure a solid grip on the handle.
It is a metal ball attached by a steel wire to a triangular grip. For men, it weighs around 7.26 kg with a total length of 121.3 cm, and for women, it weighs 4 kg with a total length of 119.4 cm.