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Dr Track's Day-In-Athletics Project

Item Report for 06/26

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  1. WR set by William Kinross (Kinross) Gair (GBR) in the 800 meter run on 6/26/1867 with a performance of 2:01.0 in the Edinburgh University Sports held at Greenhill Park in Edinburgh
  2. WR set by Fernand Gonder (FRA) in the Pole Vault on 6/26/1904 with a performance of 3.69m in the French Championships held at Croix-Catelan in Paris
  3. USA NR set by John Jesus Flanagan (USA/Irish American AC) in the Hammer Throw on 6/26/1909 with a performance of 54.86m (180-0) in the New York Press Club Athletic Association Carnival Sports in New York, New York
  4. WR set by John Jesus Flanagan (USA) in the Hammer Throw on 6/26/1909 with a performance of 54.86m (180-0) in the New York Press Club Athletic Association Carnival Sports in New York, New York
  5. USA NR set by John Jesus Flanagan (USA/Irish American AC) in the Hammer Throw on 6/26/1909 with a performance of 54.84m (179-11) in the New York Press Club Athletic Association Carnival Sports in New York, New York
  6. WR set by John Jesus Flanagan (USA) in the Hammer Throw on 6/26/1909 with a performance of 54.84m (179-11) in the New York Press Club Athletic Association Carnival Sports in New York, New York
  7. b. Mildred Ellen (Babe) Didrikson (USA/Empire Casualty AA) on 6/26/1914
  8. USA NR set by John Kelley Norton (USA/Olympic Club) in the 400 meter hurdles on 6/26/1920 with a performance of 54.2 in the Western Olympic Trials held at Olympic Field in Pasadena, California
  9. WR set by John Kelley Norton (USA) in the 400 meter hurdles on 6/26/1920 with a performance of 54.2 in the Western Olympic Trials held at Olympic Field in Pasadena, California
  10. USA NR set by Charles Hunter (USA/Unattached) in the 5,000 meter run on 6/26/1920 with a performance of 14:45 in Pasadena, California
  11. USA NR set by Lillian Copeland (USA/Pasadena A & CC) in the Javelin Throw (Unknown Specifications) on 6/26/1926 with a performance of 35.55m (116-7 1/2) in Pasadena, California
  12. USA NR set by Lillian Copeland (USA/Pasadena A & CC) in the Shot Put 8lb on 6/26/1926 with a performance of 12.30m (40-4 1/4) in Pasadena, California
  13. b. Thomas Laris (USA) on 6/26/1940
  14. WR set by Cornelius Anthony (Dutch) Warmerdam (USA) in the Pole Vault on 6/26/1941 with a performance of 4.72m (15-5 3/4) in the Compton Invitational held at Ramsaur Stadium in Compton, California
  15. b. Valeriy Chudin (URS) on 6/26/1941
  16. b. John Hanley (USA) on 6/26/1947
  17. USA NR set by William Harrison (Harrison) Dillard (USA/Baldwin Wallace) in the 220 yard hurdles on 6/26/1948 with a performance of 22.4 in Berea, Ohio
  18. b. Matthews Batswadi (RSA) on 6/26/1949
  19. WR set by James Henry (Jim) Peters (GBR) in the Marathon on 6/26/1954 with a performance of 2:17:39.4 in the Polytechnic Harriers Marathon, Windsor - Chiswick in Chiswick
  20. b. Ron Addison (USA) on 6/26/1954
  21. b. Kingsley Adams (GHA) on 6/26/1955
  22. b. George Buckheit (USA) on 6/26/1957
  23. b. Dan Henderson (USA) on 6/26/1958
  24. b. Nikolay Selivanov (RUS) on 6/26/1958
  25. WR set by Zdzislaw Ludwik Krzyszkowiak (POL) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on 6/26/1960 with a performance of 8:31.4 in the International Match, RSFSR - POL in Tula
  26. b. Johan Oosthuizen (RSA) on 6/26/1961
  27. b. Sergo Akhvlediani (GEO) on 6/26/1962
  28. b. Russell Lockett (RSA) on 6/26/1962
  29. b. Torsten Pelzer (GER) on 6/26/1963
  30. b. W Kiptoo (KEN) on 6/26/1965
  31. b. Gideon Biwott (KEN) on 6/26/1966
  32. b. Carsten Kohrbruck (GER) on 6/26/1966
  33. b. Marty Stroschein (USA) on 6/26/1966
  34. b. Akira Nakamura (JPN) on 6/26/1967
  35. b. Geir Moen (NOR) on 6/26/1969
  36. WR set by Thomas Lionel (Tom) Hill (USA) in the 110 meter high hurdles on 6/26/1970 with a performance of 13.42 in the AAU Championships held at Memorial Stadium in Bakersfield, California
  37. USA NR set by Sid Sink (USA/Bowling Green) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on 6/26/1971 with a performance of 8:26.4 in Eugene, Oregon
  38. USA NR set by John Walton Smith (USA/UCLA) in the 400 meter dash on 6/26/1971 with a performance of 44.5 in the AAU Championships held at Stevenson Track in Eugene, Oregon
  39. WR set by John Walton Smith (USA) in the 400 meter dash on 6/26/1971 with a performance of 44.5 in the AAU Championships held at Stevenson Track in Eugene, Oregon
  40. b. Jai Taurima (AUS) on 6/26/1972
  41. USA NR set by Steve R. Prefontaine (USA/Oregon TC) in the 5,000 meter run on 6/26/1973 with a performance of 13:22.4 in Helsinki
  42. b. Issa-Aime Nthepe (FRA) on 6/26/1973
  43. USA NR set by Steve R. Prefontaine (USA/Oregon TC) in the 5,000 meter run on 6/26/1974 with a performance of 13:22.2 in Helsinki
  44. b. Andrea Longo (ITA) on 6/26/1975
  45. b. Yevgeniy Plotnir (RUS) on 6/26/1977
  46. b. Manabu Itayama (JPN) on 6/26/1978
  47. b. Koichi Inagaki (JPN) on 6/26/1979
  48. WR set by Vladimir Polyakov (URS) in the Pole Vault on 6/26/1981 with a performance of 5.81m in the International Match, URS GDR held at Dynamo Stadium in Tbilisi
  49. USA NR set by Mary Louise Decker-Tabb (USA/Athletics West) in the 1 Mile run on 6/26/1982 with a performance of 4:21.46 in Oslo
  50. USA NR set by Steve Scott (USA/Sub 4 TC) in the 1 Mile run on 6/26/1982 with a performance of 3:48.53 in Oslo
  51. USA NR set by Alberto Salazar (USA/Athletics West) in the 10,000 meter run on 6/26/1982 with a performance of 27:25.61 in Oslo
  52. USA NR set by Dave Volz (USA/Indiana) in the Pole Vault on 6/26/1982 with a performance of 5.73m (18-9 1/2) in Durham, North Carolina
  53. USA NR set by Coleen Sommer (USA/Wilt's Athletic Club) in the High Jump on 6/26/1982 with a performance of 1.98m (6-6) in Durham, North Carolina
  54. b. Adne Svahn Daehlin (NOR) on 6/26/1982
  55. USA NR set by Dave McKenzie (USA/Puma Energizer) in the Hammer Throw on 6/26/1983 with a performance of 74.50m (244-5) in Los Angeles, California
  56. b. Ricki Bratton (USA) on 6/26/1983
  57. b. Martin Fagan (IRL) on 6/26/1983
  58. b. Edward Muge (KEN) on 6/26/1983
  59. b. Yanxi Li (CHN) on 6/26/1984
  60. b. Anton Lyuboslavskiy (RUS) on 6/26/1984
  61. USA NR set by Sheila Hudson (USA/California) in the Triple Jump on 6/26/1987 with a performance of 13.85m (45-5 1/4) in San Jose, California

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