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Item Report for 10/15

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  1. USA NR set by Hugh Baxter (USA/New York Athletic Club) in the Pole Vault on 10/15/1887 with a performance of 3.48m (11-5) in Mott Haven, New York
  2. b. John Paul Jones (USA/Cornell) on 10/15/1890
  3. USA NR set by Bruno Brodd (USA/Irish American AC) in the Javelin Throw - Old on 10/15/1910 with a performance of 49.70m (163-1) in New Orleans, Louisiana
  4. b. Bobby Joe Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian) on 10/15/1935
  5. b. Helfried Wirthgen (GDR) on 10/15/1938
  6. b. David Scharer (GBR) on 10/15/1942
  7. b. Vladimir Kalinin (URS) on 10/15/1946
  8. b. Karl-Heinz Stark (GDR) on 10/15/1947
  9. b. Anatoliy Terentyev (URS) on 10/15/1947
  10. b. Guy Moreau (BEL) on 10/15/1954
  11. b. Junior Holmes (USA) on 10/15/1956
  12. b. Jerome Morgan (USA) on 10/15/1956
  13. b. Greg Lautenslager (USA) on 10/15/1957
  14. b. Vladimir Kalsin (KZK) on 10/15/1958
  15. b. Nate Lundy (USA) on 10/15/1958
  16. b. Dennis Rinde (USA) on 10/15/1958
  17. b. Gusztav Menczer (HUN) on 10/15/1959
  18. b. Shannon Sullivan (USA) on 10/15/1959
  19. WR set by Pyotr Grigorevich Bolotnikov (URS) in the 10,000 meter run on 10/15/1960 with a performance of 28:18.8 in the USSR Team Championship in Kiev
  20. b. Dave Smith (JAM) on 10/15/1960
  21. b. Henryk Jankowski (POL) on 10/15/1961
  22. b. David Lewis (GBR) on 10/15/1961
  23. b. Olyeg Semiraz (UKR) on 10/15/1961
  24. b. Dan Reese (USA) on 10/15/1963
  25. USA NR set by George Young (USA/Unattached) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 8:34.2 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  26. OR set by Maurice Herriott (GBR) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 8:33.0 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  27. OR set by Adolfas Aleksejunas (URS) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 8:31.8 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  28. USA NR set by Janell Smith (USA/Fredonia HS) in the 400 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 55.56 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  29. USA NR set by Janell Smith (USA/Fredonia HS) in the 400 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 54.5 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  30. OR set by Antonia Munkacsi (HUN) in the 400 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 54.4 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  31. OR set by Ann Elizabeth Packer (GBR) in the 400 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 53.1 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  32. OR set by George W. Kerr (JAM) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 1:46.1 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  33. OR set by Wilson Kiprugut (KEN) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 1:46.1 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  34. OR set by Ken Matthews (GBR) in the 20,000 meters Race Walk - Men on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 1:29:34.0 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  35. USA NR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 11.23 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  36. USA NR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 11.2 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  37. OR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 11.2 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  38. USA NR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA/Florida A & M) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.06 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  39. OR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.06 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  40. WR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.06 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  41. USA NR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA/Florida A & M) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.0 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  42. OR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA/Florida A & M) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.0 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  43. WR set by Robert Lee (Bob) Hayes (USA) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 10.0 in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  44. OR set by Alfred Adolf (Al) Oerter Jr. (USA/New York Athletic Club) in the Discus Throw on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 61.00m in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  45. OR set by Alfred Adolf (Al) Oerter Jr. (USA/New York Athletic Club) in the Discus Throw on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 60.54m in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  46. OR set by Iolanda Balas (ROM) in the High Jump on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 1.90m in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  47. OR set by Iolanda Balas (ROM) in the High Jump on 10/15/1964 with a performance of 1.86m in the XVIII Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Tokyo
  48. b. Nikolay Nikolov (BUL) on 10/15/1964
  49. b. Sarel Spies (RSA) on 10/15/1967
  50. USA NR set by Jarvis Scott (USA/LA Mercurettes) in the 400 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 53.22 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  51. WR set by David Peter Hemery (GBR) in the 400 meter hurdles on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 48.12 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  52. OR set by David Peter Hemery (GBR) in the 400 meter hurdles on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 48.1 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  53. WR set by David Peter Hemery (GBR) in the 400 meter hurdles on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 48.1 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  54. OR set by Tommie C. Smith (USA) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.3 in the XIX Olympic Games held at University Stadium in Mexico City
  55. OR set by Tommie C. Smith (USA) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.29 in the XIX Olympic Games held at University Stadium in Mexico City
  56. OR set by Peter Norman (AUS) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.23 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  57. OR set by Peter Norman (AUS) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.23 in the XIX Olympic Games held at University Stadium in Mexico City
  58. OR set by Peter Norman (AUS) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.2 in the XIX Olympic Games held at University Stadium in Mexico City
  59. OR set by Tommie C. Smith (USA) in the 200 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 20.2 in the XIX Olympic Games held at University Stadium in Mexico City
  60. OR set by Ralph D. Doubell (AUS) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 1:44.40 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  61. WR set by Ralph D. Doubell (AUS) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 1:44.40 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  62. OR set by Ralph D. Doubell (AUS) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 1:44.3 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  63. WR set by Ralph D. Doubell (AUS) in the 800 meter run on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 1:44.3 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  64. USA NR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 11.08 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  65. OR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 11.08 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  66. USA NR set by Wyomia Tyus (USA/Tennessee State) in the 100 meter dash on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 11.0 in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  67. OR set by Gergely Kulcsar (HUN) in the Javelin Throw - Old on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 87.06m in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  68. OR set by Janis Voldemere Lusis (URS) in the Javelin Throw - Old on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 86.34m in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  69. OR set by Jorma Viljo Paavali Kinnunen (FIN) in the Javelin Throw - Old on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 86.30m in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  70. OR set by Alfred Adolf (Al) Oerter Jr. (USA/New York Athletic Club) in the Discus Throw on 10/15/1968 with a performance of 64.78m in the XIX Olympic Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  71. b. Bill Burke (USA) on 10/15/1969
  72. b. Driss Maazouzi (FRA) on 10/15/1969
  73. b. Giorgio Marras (ITA) on 10/15/1971
  74. b. Roland McGhee (USA) on 10/15/1971
  75. b. Gary Stolz (USA) on 10/15/1971
  76. WR set by Joao Carlos-De Oliveira (BRA) in the Triple Jump on 10/15/1975 with a performance of 17.89m in the Pan American Games held at National Stadium in Mexico City
  77. USA NR set by Tommy Haynes (USA/US Army) in the Triple Jump on 10/15/1975 with a performance of 17.20Am (56-5 1/4A) in Mexico City
  78. b. Paul McKee (IRL) on 10/15/1977
  79. b. Fouad Chouki (FRA) on 10/15/1978
  80. b. Kris McCarthy (AUS) on 10/15/1979
  81. b. Alemu Dagne (ETH) on 10/15/1980
  82. b. Young-Joon Ji (KOR) on 10/15/1981
  83. b. Stephen Cherono (KEN) on 10/15/1982
  84. b. Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT) on 10/15/1982
  85. b. Haiyang Deng (CHN) on 10/15/1984
  86. b. Asmir Kolasinac of (missing) on 10/15/1984
  87. b. Deriba Merga Ejigu (ETH) on 10/15/1988
  88. b. Charles Makau (KEN) on 10/15/1990

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