Saturday, June 13, 2015

V 5 N. 56 Irving "Moon" Mondschein , Decathlete and Coach RIP



Irving Mondschein,  former decathlete, 1948 ,  eighth place in London Olympics, former Penn Coach, and patriarch of a track and field family recently passed away.   The article below is from The New York Times.  Click on Irving Mondschein

Irving Mondschein


Moon Mondschein , as assistant to his son Brian at Kutztown U.

Penn Throwing Complex
Competing in Decathlon at 1948 Olympics

Coaching in the early 1950's in Israel

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