athlete: starting block
Starting block: device made up of two adjustable pedals that allow sprinters to give themselves momentum during a start.
Line marking the start of the race.
White band bordering the lanes on the track.
Metal bar with notches that is used to adjust the position of the starting blocks.
Metal piece attached to the front part of the sole to avoid slipping on the track and achieve better thrust.
Shoe with a spiked sole that provides good traction during a race.
Piece on which runners place their feet to give themselves momentum at the start of a race.
Each of the grooves used to secure the pedals.
Piece where the athlete places the feet; its angle can be adjusted.
Piece that supports the pedal.
Piece that secures the starting block to the track.
Very short pants covering only the top of the thighs.
Numbered piece of square fabric that athletes wear on their backs and chests for easy identification.
Supple, relatively tight-fitting garment covering the athlete’s upper body.