1969 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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1969 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
DatesJune 27-29
Host cityMiami, Florida
Dayton, Ohio
United States
VenueNorth Miami Dade College
Welcome Stadium
1968
1970
Welcome Stadium, host of the women's events

The 1969 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships men's competition took place on the new all weather running track on the north campus of Miami Dade College in the Westview area near Miami, Florida. The women's division held their championships separately at Welcome Stadium in Dayton, Ohio. The Marathon championships were at the Western Hemisphere Marathon, in Culver City, California.

Most events were held over imperial distances.

Results

Men track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 yards Ivory Crockett 9.3 John Carlos 9.3 Charles Greene 9.4
220 yards John Carlos 20.2 MRy Thomas Randolph 20.7 Ben Vaughan 20.7
440 yards Lee Evans 45.6 Tommie Turner 46.0 Jim Kemp 46.3
880 yards Byron Dyce  Jamaica
Juris Luzins
1.46.6
1.46.7
Felix Johnson 1.47.0 John Perry 1.47.8
Mile Martin Liquori 3.59.5 John Mason 4.00.0 Sam Bair 4.00.2
3 Miles Tracy Smith 13.18.4 Gerry Lindgren 13.18.4 Juan Maximo Martinez  Mexico
Steve Prefontaine
13.35.6
13.43.0
6 Miles Jack Bacheler 28.12.2 Juan Maximo Martinez  Mexico
Kenneth Moore
28.12.6
28.46.4
Frank Shorter 28.52.0
Marathon Tom Heinonen 2.24.43 Jack Leydig 2.28.52 Dave Waco 2.30.07
120 yard hurdles Leon Coleman 13.42 Willie Davenport 13.42 Ervin Hall 13.43
440 yard hurdles Ralph Mann 50.1 Nick Lee 50.3 Carl Wood 50.6
3000 meters steeplechase Michael Manley 8.36.6 Robert Price 8.37.8 Barry Brown 8.49.0
2 mile racewalk Ron Laird 13:31.6 NR Jim Hanley 14:13.3 Steven Hayden 14:21.8

Men field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Otis Burrell 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Dick Fosbury 2.13 m (6 ft 11+34 in) Reynaldo Brown 2.13 m (6 ft 11+34 in)
Pole Vault Bob Seagren 5.33 m (17 ft 5+34 in) John Pennel 5.18 m (16 ft 11+34 in) Casey Carrigan 5.18 m (16 ft 11+34 in)
Long jump Bob Beamon 8.20 m (26 ft 10+34 in) Stan Whitley 8.04 m (26 ft 4+12 in) Jerry Proctor 7.97 m (26 ft 1+34 in)
Triple jump John Craft 16.08 m (52 ft 9 in) Norm Tate 16.01 m (52 ft 6+14 in) Darrell Horn 15.89 m (52 ft 1+12 in)
Shot put Neal Steinhauer 20.52 m (67 ft 3+34 in) Randy Matson 20.28 m (66 ft 6+14 in) Karl Salb 19.90 m (65 ft 3+14 in)
Discus Throw Jon Cole 63.65 m (208 ft 9 in) MR Jay Silvester 63.63 m (208 ft 9 in) Gary Carlsen 62.46 m (204 ft 11 in)
Hammer Throw Tom Gage 69.62 m (228 ft 4 in) George Frenn 69.24 m (227 ft 1 in) Harold Connolly 67.89 m (222 ft 8 in)
Javelin Throw Mark Murro 86.64 m (284 ft 3 in) MR Roger Collins 82.01 m (269 ft 0 in) Frank Covelli 79.96 m (262 ft 4 in)
Decathlon Bill Toomey 7818 Rick Sloan 7465 Jeff Bannister 7383

Women track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 yards Barbara Ferrell 10.7 Iris Davis 10.7 Mildrette Netter 10.7
220 yards Barbara Ferrell 23.8 Pamela Greene 24.4 Molly Hence 24.6
440 yards Kathy Hammond 54.4 Jarvis Scott 55.0 Esther Story 55.2
880 yards Madeline Manning 2.11.1 Nancy Shafer 2.12.5 Cheryl Toussaint 2.05.1
1500 meters Doris Heritage 4:27.3 Francie Larrieu 4:32.8 Vicki Foltz 4:33.5
100 meters hurdles Chi Cheng
 Taiwan
Mamie Rallins
13.4
14.0
Jan Glotzer 14.0 Cheryl Rogers 14.2

Women field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Eleanor Montgomery 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) AR Deborah Brill  Canada
Audrey Reid  Jamaica
Brenda Simpson
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
1.70 m (5 ft 6+34 in)
1.70 m (5 ft 6+34 in)
Diane Waters 1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Long jump Willye White 6.01 m (19 ft 8+12 in) Martha Watson 5.93 m (19 ft 5+14 in) Brenda Eisler  Canada
Barbara Emerson
5.85 m (19 ft 2+14 in)
5.68 m (18 ft 7+12 in)
Shot put Lynn Graham 14.93 m (48 ft 11+34 in) Maren Seidler 14.81 m (48 ft 7 in) Beth Smith 13.71 m (44 ft 11+34 in)
Discus Throw Carol Moseke 50.98 m (167 ft 3 in) Ranee Kletchka 47.65 m (156 ft 3 in) Nancy Norberg 45.67 m (149 ft 10 in)
Javelin Throw Kathy Schmidt 54.05 m (177 ft 3 in) Barbara Friedrich 53.08 m (174 ft 1 in) Sherry Calvert 52.78 m (173 ft 1 in)
Pentathlon Jan Glotzer 4544 Dianne Spangler  Canada
Kathy Hamblin
4400
4318
Judy Durham 4302

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