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Item Report for 08/21

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  1. USA NR set by Ralph Waldo Rose (USA/Olympic Club) in the Shot Put on 8/21/1909 with a performance of 15.54m (51-0) in the Club Meeting, Olympic Club - New York AC in San Francisco, California
  2. WR set by Ralph Waldo Rose (USA) in the Shot Put on 8/21/1909 with a performance of 15.54m (51-0) in the Club Meeting, Olympic Club - New York AC in San Francisco, California
  3. b. Cornelius Cooper Johnson (USA/Compton CC) on 8/21/1913
  4. WR set by Leo Joseph Sexton (USA) in the Shot Put on 8/21/1932 with a performance of 16.13m (52-11 1/4) in the International Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio
  5. WR set by Karl Hein (GER) in the Hammer Throw on 8/21/1938 with a performance of 58.24m in the International Meeting held at DTV Sports Ground, in the Jahnstrasse in Osnabruck
  6. b. Janos Szerenyi (HUN) on 8/21/1938
  7. b. Clifton Mayfield (USA) on 8/21/1942
  8. b. Fabrizio Virgili (ITA) on 8/21/1944
  9. b. Einar Weidemann (NOR) on 8/21/1944
  10. b. Fanahan McSweeney (IRL) on 8/21/1947
  11. b. Bob Daniels (USA) on 8/21/1948
  12. WR set by William Waring (Bill) Miller (USA) in the Javelin Throw - Old on 8/21/1954 with a performance of 81.29m in the All comers Meeting held at John Muir College in Pasadena, California
  13. b. Niall O'Shaughnessy (IRL) on 8/21/1955
  14. b. Dan Futrell (USA) on 8/21/1956
  15. b. Bill Austin (USA) on 8/21/1957
  16. b. Ken Harris (USA) on 8/21/1958
  17. b. Ion Oltean (ROM) on 8/21/1958
  18. USA NR set by Glenn Ashby Davis (USA/Ohio TC) in the 400 meter hurdles on 8/21/1960 with a performance of 49.87 in Bern
  19. USA NR set by Lee Quency Calhoun (USA/Unattached) in the 110 meter high hurdles on 8/21/1960 with a performance of 13.2 in the International Meeting held at Neufeld Stadium in Bern
  20. USA NR set by Lee Quency Calhoun (USA/Unattached) in the 110 meter high hurdles on 8/21/1960 with a performance of 13.2 in the International Meeting held at Neufeld Stadium in Bern
  21. WR set by Lee Quency Calhoun (USA) in the 110 meter high hurdles on 8/21/1960 with a performance of 13.2 in the International Meeting held at Neufeld Stadium in Bern
  22. b. Lance Deal (USA/New York Athletic Club) on 8/21/1961
  23. USA NR set by James Tully (Jim) Beatty (USA/Los Angeles TC) in the 1 Mile run on 8/21/1962 with a performance of 3:56.3 in Helsinki
  24. b. Frank Heine (GER) on 8/21/1963
  25. b. Djamel Lahlali (FRA) on 8/21/1963
  26. b. Brian Cooper (USA) on 8/21/1965
  27. b. Greg Jones (USA) on 8/21/1965
  28. b. Helge Bormann (GER) on 8/21/1967
  29. b. Robbie Johnston (NZL) on 8/21/1967
  30. b. Jari Venalainen (FIN) on 8/21/1967
  31. b. Ryuji Munetake (JPN) on 8/21/1971
  32. b. Andries Khulu (RSA) on 8/21/1972
  33. b. Carlos Garcia (ESP) on 8/21/1975
  34. WR set by Alberto Juantorena (CUB) in the 800 meter run on 8/21/1977 with a performance of 1:43.44 in the Universiade held at Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia
  35. WR set by Alejandro Francisco Casanas Rodriguez (CUB) in the 110 meter high hurdles on 8/21/1977 with a performance of 13.21 in the Universiade held at Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia
  36. b. Jesus Espana (ESP) on 8/21/1978
  37. b. Elijah Sang Kipruto (KEN) on 8/21/1978
  38. b. Fred Sharpe (USA) on 8/21/1978
  39. b. Osku Torro (FIN) on 8/21/1979
  40. b. Tom McArdle (USA) on 8/21/1981
  41. USA NR set by Mary Louise Decker-Slaney (USA/Athletics West) in the 1 Mile run on 8/21/1985 with a performance of 4:16.71 in Zurich
  42. USA NR set by Jackie Joyner (USA/UCLA) in the Long Jump on 8/21/1985 with a performance of 7.24m (23-9) in Zurich
  43. USA NR set by Carol Lewis (USA/Houston) in the Long Jump on 8/21/1985 with a performance of 7.04m (23-1 1/4) in Zurich
  44. USA NR set by Carol Lewis (USA/Houston) in the Long Jump on 8/21/1985 with a performance of 7.01m (23-0) in Zurich

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