1963 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

1963 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
DatesJune 21-23
Host citySt. Louis, Missouri
Dayton, Ohio
United States
VenuePublic School Stadium
Welcome Stadium
1962
1964
Welcome Stadium hosted the women's championships

The 1963 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships men's competition took place between June 21-23 at Public School Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The women's division held their championships separately at the Welcome Stadium in Dayton, Ohio. The Public School Stadium was one of the first stadiums to sport an all-weather track made of asphalt and rubber.

The Marathon championships were run in October at the Yonkers Marathon.

Results

Men track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 yards Robert Hayes 9.1w John Gilbert 9.2w Paul Drayton 9.3w
220 yards Henry Carr 20.4w Paul Drayton 20.4w John Moon 20.6w
440 yards Ulis Williams 45.8 = MRy Adolph Plummer 45.9 Lester Milburn 46.4
880 yards Bill Crothers  Canada
Jim Dupree
1.46.8 MRy
1.47.3
Morgan Groth 1.47.5 Steve Haas 1.47.6
1 Mile Dyrol Burleson 3.56.7 MRy Tom O'Hara 3.56.9 Cary Weisiger 3.58.5
3 miles Patrick Clohessy  Australia
Jim Keefe
13.40.4
13.45.4
Julio Marin  Colombia
Charles Clark
13.51.4
13.54.2
Oscar Moore 14.08.6
6 miles Peter McArdle  Ireland
Ned Sargent
28.29.2
28.51.0
John Macy 28.51.4 Leslie Hegedus 29.38.0
Marathon John J. Kelley 2.25.17.6 Jim O'Connell 2.33.14.0 Adolf Gruber  Austria
Robert Scharff
2.36.25.0
2.36.58.0
120 yard hurdles Hayes Jones 13.60 Blaine Lindgren 13.66 Roy Hicks 13.70
440 y hurdles Warren Cawley 50.4 Jim Allen 50.5 Willie Atterberry 50.6
3000 meters steeplechase Pat Traynor 8.51.2 Vic Zwolak 8.53.4 Jeffrey Fishback 8.59.7

Men field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Gene Johnson 2.13 m (6 ft 11+34 in) Paul Stuber 2.13 m (6 ft 11+34 in) Joseph Faust 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
Pole vault Brian Sternberg 4.98 m (16 ft 4 in) CR John Uelses 4.89 m (16 ft 12 in) Ron Morris 4.89 m (16 ft 12 in)
Long jump Ralph Boston 8.18 m (26 ft 10 in) Darrell Horn 8.02 m (26 ft 3+12 in) Charlie Mays 7.87 m (25 ft 9+34 in)
Triple jump Kent Floerke 15.74 William Sharpe 15.52 Mahoney Samuels  Jamaica
Chris Mousiadis  Greece
Herman Stokes
15.46
15.44
15.40
Shot put David Davis 19.04 m (62 ft 5+12 in) Parry O'Brien 18.93 m (62 ft 1+14 in) Gary Gubner 18.43 m (60 ft 5+12 in)
Discus Throw Jay Silvester 60.64 m (198 ft 11 in) Rink Babka 57.44 m (188 ft 5 in) Bob Humphreys 56.49 m (185 ft 4 in)
Hammer Throw Albert Hall 65.50 m (214 ft 10 in) George Frenn 60.60 m (198 ft 9 in) Ed Burke 59.18 m (194 ft 1 in)
Javelin Throw Larry Stuart 77.80 m (255 ft 2 in) Frank Covelli 75.11 m (246 ft 5 in) Ed Red 73.92 m (242 ft 6 in)
Decathlon Steve Pauly 7852 Dick Emberger 7331 David Edstrom 7328

Women track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 yards Edith McGuire 11.0 Wyomia Tyus 11.0 Marilyn White 11.0
220 yards Vivian Brown 24.4 Marilyn White 24.6 Diana Wilson 24.6
440 yards Suzanne Knott 57.0 =AR Myrle Lowe 57.2 Carol Bush 57.6
880 yards Sandra Knott 2:12.5 Carol Mastronarde 2:12.9 Leah Bennett-Ferris 2:16.1
80 meters hurdles Rosie Bonds 11.3 JoAnn Terry 11.5 Chi Cheng  Taiwan
Gertie Derrington
11.8
11.9

Women field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Eleanor Montgomery 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) MR Billie Pat Daniels 1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in) Estelle Baskerville 1.65 m (5 ft 4+34 in)
Long jump Edith McGuire 5.91 m (19 ft 4+12 in) Willye White 5.80 m (19 ft 14 in) Chi Cheng  Taiwan
Billie Pat Daniels
5.71 m (18 ft 8+34 in)
5.70 m (18 ft 8+14 in)
Shot put Sharon Shepherd 14.72 m (48 ft 3+12 in) Cynthia Wyatt 14.16 m (46 ft 5+14 in) Earlene Brown 13.84 m (45 ft 4+34 in)
Discus Throw Sharon Shepherd 45.87 m (150 ft 5 in) Cynthia Wyatt 44.73 m (146 ft 9 in) Melody McCarthy 44.42 m (145 ft 8 in)
Javelin Throw Fran Davenport 46.90 m (153 ft 10 in) MR RaNae Bair 46.90 m (153 ft 10 in) Gloria Wilcox 46.30 m (151 ft 10 in)
Pentathlon Billie Pat Daniels 4261 Barbara Browne 4192 Joyce Lawson 3901

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