Monday, November 6, 2017

V 7 N. 73 More Pictures from France and Miroir d'Athletisme and the Pacific Northwest

                Still another set of pictures from Miroir d'Athletisme courtesy Jerry McFadden.

5000m Tokyo 1964 At the finish line - Schul (13:48.8), Norpoth, Bill Dellinger (USA), Jazy, Keino, Baillie 

Gaston Roelants clearing the last hurdles & winning the steeple chase in 8:30.8

Paauli Nevada (Finland) winning the javelin in 82M 66

Joseph Schmidt (Poland) winning his 2nd Olympic title in the triple jump in 16.85m

Fred Hansen winning the pole  vault in 5M 10

Peter Snell winning the 800 over Bill Crothers (CAN), Wilson Kiprugut (KEN) George Kerr (Bahamas) , Tom Farrell (US), Jerry Siebert (US) ,  Dieter Bogatzki (GER), Jacques Pennewaett, Belgium

 Lynn Davies (GB) winning the long Jump in 8M 07.

 Wyomia Tyus in the 100 meters - 11.4" - 2nd/McGuire (USA), 3rd/Klobukowska (Poland) - all 3 in 11.6" - followed by White (USA), Cobian (Cuba), Black (Australia) , Gorecka (Poland), & Hyman (GB)

John Thomas, Indoors

And Furthermore
A little extra for our more astute readers.  Some of you may know that Jerry Siebert came from the small northern California town of Willits where he set the Cal Scholastic 880 record of 1:53.8 back about 1955.
 Your blogging trolls,   Roy Mason and George Brose, put on sack cloth and made a pilgrimage to  Willits, CA two weeks ago.  Here are pictures of Willits HS and the track record board in the gym showing Jerry Siebert still holds the school record 1:53.8y.  They've not bothered to make the conversion to metric.

The Hallowed Halls of Willits HS

Willits HS track records

Roy Mason at work on his next summary of T&FN

Roy and George in on Roy's back deck in Ukiah, CA
152 years of experience

Statue on the Vancouver, BC waterfront dedicated to Canada's Harry Jerome

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