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Meet Records Report for XVI Olympic Games


Record TypeEventPerformanceDateNameMeet / Location
1OR10000m28:45.6(28:45.59)1956-11-23Vladimir Kuts (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
2OR100m10.3 1956-11-23Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
3OR100m10.3 1956-11-23Ira Murchison (USA/US Army)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
4ORwDT51.77 1956-11-23Irina Beglyakova (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
5ORwDT52.54 1956-11-23Irina Beglyakova (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
6ORHJ2.12 (6-11 1/2) 1956-11-23Charles Dumas (USA/Compton CC)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
7ORwDT53.69 1956-11-23Olga Fikotova (TCH)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
8ORwDT52.04 1956-11-23Olga Fikotova (TCH)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
9OR400H50.1(50.29)1956-11-24Glenn Davis (USA/Ohio State)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
10OR400H50.1(50.26)1956-11-24Eddie Southern (USA/Texas)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
11OR100m11.5 1956-11-24Marlene Mathews (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesOlympic Stadium, Helsinki
12OR100m11.4 1956-11-24Betty Cuthbert (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
13OR100m11.4 1956-11-24Betty Cuthbert (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesOlympic Stadium, Helsinki
14OR100m10.3 1956-11-24Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
15ORLJ7.83 1956-11-24Greg Bell (USA)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
16ORHT63.19 1956-11-24Hal Connolly (USA/Boston AA)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
17ORHT63.00 1956-11-24Mikhail Krivonosov (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
18ORHT63.02 1956-11-24Mikhail Krivonosov (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
19ORHT62.10 1956-11-24Anatoliy Samotsvetov (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
20OR800m1:47.7(1:47.75)1956-11-26Tom Courtney (USA/New York Athletic Club)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
21ORmJT - Old85.71 1956-11-26Egil Danielsen (NOR)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
22ORmJT - Old74.14 1956-11-26Egil Danielsen (NOR)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
23ORPV4.56 1956-11-26Bob Richards (USA)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
24ORmJT - Old79.98 1956-11-26Janusz Sidlo (POL)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
25ORmJT - Old74.96 1956-11-26Viktor Tsybulenko (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
26ORmJT - Old75.84 1956-11-26Viktor Tsybulenko (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
27ORmJT - Old74.76 1956-11-26Cy Young (USA/Los Angeles AC)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
28OR200m20.75 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
29OR200m20.6 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
30OR80H10.9 1956-11-27Zenta Gastl (FRG)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
31OR80H10.8 1956-11-27Gisela Birkemeyer (GDR)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
32OR80H10.8 1956-11-27Shirley Strickland (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
33OR80H10.8 1956-11-27Shirley Strickland (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
34OR80H10.8 1956-11-27Norma Thrower (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
35ORTJ16.35 1956-11-27Adhemar Da Silva (BRA)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
36ORTJ16.26 1956-11-27Vilhjalmur Einarsson (ISL)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
37ORLJ6.35 1956-11-27Elsbieta Krzesinska (POL)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
38ORDT56.36 1956-11-27Al Oerter Jr. (USA/New York Athletic Club)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
39ORm20,000W1:31:27.4 1956-11-28Leonid Spirin (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
40OR5000m13:39.6(13:39.86)1956-11-28Vladimir Kuts (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
41OR110HH13.5(13.70)1956-11-28Lee Calhoun (USA/North Carolina College)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
42OR110HH13.5(13.73)1956-11-28Jack Davis (USA/US Navy)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
43OR80H10.7 1956-11-28Shirley Strickland (AUS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
44ORwJT-Old53.86 1956-11-28Inese Jaunzeme (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
45ORwJT-Old51.63 1956-11-28Inese Jaunzeme (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
46ORwJT-Old53.40 1956-11-28Inese Jaunzeme (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
47ORmSP18.57 1956-11-28William O'Brien Jr. (USA/US Air Force)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
48ORmSP17.92 1956-11-28William O'Brien Jr. (USA/US Air Force)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
49ORmSP18.47 1956-11-28William O'Brien Jr. (USA/US Air Force)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
50OR3000SC8:41.2(8:41.35)1956-11-29Chris Brasher (GBR)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
51ORmDec7937 1956-11-30Milt Campbell (USA/US Navy)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
52ORwSP 4kg16.59 1956-11-30Tamara Tyshkevich (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
53ORwSP 4kg16.35 1956-11-30Galina Zybina (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
54ORwSP 4kg16.48 1956-11-30Galina Zybina (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
55ORwSP 4kg16.53 1956-11-30Galina Zybina (URS)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
56OR1500m3:41.2(3:41.49)1956-12-01Ron Delany (IRL)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
57ORHJ1.76 1956-12-01Mildred McDaniel (USA/Tuskegee Institute)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
58ORHJ1.70 1956-12-01Mildred McDaniel (USA/Tuskegee Institute)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
 
1USA NRwDT51.35 (168-5 5/8) 1956-11-23Earlene Brown (USA/Southern Pacific Association AAU)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
2USA NR400H50.26 1956-11-24Eddie Southern (USA/Texas)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
3USA NR100m12.14 1956-11-24Lucinda Williams (USA/Tennessee State)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
4USA NR100m11.91 1956-11-24Isabelle Daniels (USA/Tennessee State)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
5USA NR200m20.75 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
6USA NR200m20.6 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
7USA NR80mH 8x30in11.83 1956-11-27Barbara Mueller (USA/Chicago Comets)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
8USA NR80mH 8x30in11.6 1956-11-27Barbara Mueller (USA/Chicago Comets)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
9USA NRTJ15.88 (52-1 1/4) 1956-11-27Bill Sharpe (USA/West Chester)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
10USA NRLJ6.09 (19-11 3/4) 1956-11-27Willye White (USA/Tennessee State)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
11USA NR110HH13.70 1956-11-28Lee Calhoun (USA/North Carolina College)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
12USA NR110HH13.5(13.70)1956-11-28Lee Calhoun (USA/North Carolina College)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
13USA NRwJT-Old49.64 (162-10) 1956-11-28Karen Anderson (USA/Mercury AC)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
14USA NRwSP 4kg15.12 (49-7 1/4) 1956-11-30Earlene Brown (USA/Southern Pacific Association AAU)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
15USA NRHJ1.76 (5-9 1/4) 1956-12-01Mildred McDaniel (USA/Tuskegee Institute)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
16USA NRHJ1.70 (5-7) 1956-12-01Mildred McDaniel (USA/Tuskegee Institute)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
 
1WR400H50.26 1956-11-24Eddie Southern (USA/Texas)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
2WRmJT - Old85.71 1956-11-26Egil Danielsen (NOR)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
3WR200m20.75 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
4WR200m20.6 1956-11-27Bobby Morrow (USA/Abilene Christian)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
5WR110HH13.70 1956-11-28Lee Calhoun (USA/North Carolina College)XVI Olympic GamesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne