Ranomi onder de 23 seconden en andere
Metronieuws.nlRanomi onder de 23 seconden en andere barrièresMetronieuws.nlBeiden kwamen tot 8,35, totdat 'ene' Bob Beamon in 1968 uit het niets 8,90 sprong. Hij sprong verder waar de meetinstrumenten stopten, er moest een extra meetlint bijgehaald worden om zijn sprong te kunnen meten. Zijn wereldrecord bleef maar liefst tot ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 5:56 am
Tom Keegan: USATF official not happy with
KUsportsTom Keegan: USATF official not happy with news in wake of Junior Olympics at Rock Chalk ParkKUsports“It's a relationship business,” Brown-Beamon said. “I can assure you if we come back to Lawrence to do anything, Bob Sanner's name is going to be attached to it or it's going to be an uphill battle. You can't walk through the door with a stranger and ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 5:42 pm
Mondiaux d'athlétisme : le plafond des
Le MondeMondiaux d'athlétisme : le plafond des records en saut en longueur a-t-il été atteint ?Le MondeChez les messieurs tout d'abord, le record de 8,90 m de l'Américain Bob Beamon à Mexico en 1968 fait figure de tremblement de terre : il dépasse alors de 55 cm le précédent record qui émargeait à 8,35 m – avec un vent à la limite maximale autorisée à 2 ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 6:11 am
How the World Athletics Championships have
How the World Athletics Championships have enriched the sport since 1983Herald ScotlandBob Beamon's 23-year-old world mark fell (Lewis's first defeat in 10 years), and Powell's 8.95m has now lasted 26. Lewis, however, set a world 100m record, and another in the relay, though the US surrendered 4x400m gold to Britain. Five Scots, with ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 3:54 pm
Should we start over with tainted track
The San Diego Union-TribuneShould we start over with tainted track records?The San Diego Union-TribuneMike Powell, who broke Bob Beamon's supposedly unbreakable long jump record in 1991, said he'd already called his attorney. “Although we are moving forward,” tweeted British marathoner Paula Radcliffe, whose 2003 world record of 2:15:25 would be ...and more »
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 7:20 pm
Which mind-blowing Guinness World Record
(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon. 1968: Bob Beamon sets a long-lasting long-jump record of 29 feet, 2.5 inches, at the Olympics in Mexico City. It is not broken until 1991. 1967: The first cash dispenser ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:54 am
Life after the Olympics: Here's what track
He has also been the world record holder in the event (29 ft 4.25 in.) since 1991, and is one of only two long jumpers in history with legal jumps over 29 feet (the other being Bob Beamon).
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:55 pm
American Coaches Have a Field Day, but for
coached Mike Powell when Powell jumped 8.95 meters (29 feet 4 ¼ inches) in Tokyo in 1991 — setting a world record that has now endured a year longer than the ethereal Bob Beamon mark it broke. Huntington has worked with many fellow Americans through the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
ESPN pundits named three racehorses among their top 100 athletes and included the likes of Bob Beamon, who enjoyed one transcendent moment in a fine but ultimately limited career as a long jumper. Thankfully, his 125th birthday won't be ignored.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
How cheats cheat: why dopers have the edge
‘Drug testing has a public reputation that far exceeds its capabilities’ It feels almost quaint to recall that when Bob Beamon leapt 8.90m at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 his only performance enhancer was a shot of tequila. When Beamon ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:06 am