Bob RICHARDS

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    20 FEB 1926
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14430524

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
100 Metres 11.7h * Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 630
400 Metres 52.3h * Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 720
110 Metres Hurdles 16.8h * Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 587
High Jump 1.75 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 698
Pole Vault 4.56 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 26 NOV 1956 875
Long Jump 6.39 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 792
Shot Put 12.52 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 677
Discus Throw 37.77 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 654
Javelin Throw (old) 44.09 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 0

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1956

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
100 Metres 11.7h Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 630
400 Metres 52.3h Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 720
110 Metres Hurdles 16.8h Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 587
High Jump 1.75 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 698
Pole Vault 4.56 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 26 NOV 1956 875
Long Jump 6.39 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 792
Shot Put 12.52 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956 677
Discus Throw 37.77 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 654
Javelin Throw (old) 44.09 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956 0

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High Jump

Performance Place Date
1956 1.75 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956

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Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
1956 4.56 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 26 NOV 1956
1952 4.55 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 22 JUL 1952
1948 4.20 Wembley Stadium, London (GBR) 02 AUG 1948

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Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
1956 6.39 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956

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Shot Put

Performance Place Date
1956 12.52 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 29 NOV 1956

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Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
1956 37.77 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956

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Javelin Throw (old)

Performance Place Date
1956 44.09 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 30 NOV 1956

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Pole Vault 4.56 Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 26 NOV 1956
1. Pole Vault 4.55 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 22 JUL 1952
3. Pole Vault 4.20 Wembley Stadium, London (GBR) 02 AUG 1948
Results in:

100 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE6 2. 11.7h

400 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE4 4. 52.3h

110 Metres Hurdles

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE5 3. 16.8h

High Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 10. 1.75

Pole Vault

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW Q1 11. 4.15
26 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW F 1. 4.56
30 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 1. 4.45

Long Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 14. 6.39

Shot Put

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 10. 12.52

Discus Throw

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 10. 37.77

Javelin Throw (old)

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 NOV 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Cricket Ground, Melbourne AUSAUS OW CE 12. 44.09

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