1972 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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    1972 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    DatesJune 16-18
    Host citySeattle, Washington
    Canton, Ohio,
    United States
    VenueHusky Stadium
    Citizens Field
    1971
    1973
    Husky Stadium

    The Men's 1972 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships took place between June 16-18 at Husky Stadium on the campus of University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. It is the only time this championship has been held in the state of Washington. The Women's Championships took place at Citizens Field in Canton, Ohio. The meet was organized by the Amateur Athletic Union.

    Results

    Men track events

    Event Gold Silver Bronze
    100 meters Robert Taylor 10.2 Delano Meriwether 10.3 Herb Washington 10.3
    200 meters Chuck Smith 20.7 David Jenkins
     United Kingdom
    Al Hearvey
    20.8

    21.1
    Dennis Walker 21.1
    400 meters Lee Evans 45.0 Vince Matthews 45.1 Fred Newhouse 45.3
    800 meters David Wottle 1.47.3 Rick Wohlhuter 1.47.5 Rick Brown 1.47.6
    1500 meters Jerome Howe 3.38.2 Howell Michael 3.38.3 Bob Maplestone
     Canada
    Bruce Fischer
    3.39.7

    3.40.0
    5000 meters Mike Keogh
     Ireland
    Richard Buerkle
    13.51.8

    13.54.8
    Peter Duffy
     Ireland
    Jay Mason
    13.55.8

    13.56.2
    Jim Johnson 13.59.8
    10000 meters Gregory Fredericks 28.08.0 NR Frank Shorter 28.12.0 Tom Laris 28.12.6
    Marathon Edmund Norris 2.24.42.8 John Vitale 2.25.30.0 Bob Fitts 2.26.23.0
    110 meters hurdles Rod Milburn 13.4 =CRm Willie Davenport 13.6 Thomas Hill 13.6
    400 meters hurdles Dick Bruggeman 50.0 Jim Bolding 50.0 Bob Cassleman 50.3
    3000 meters steeplechase Jim Dare 8.33.8 Steve Savage 8.34.8 Cliff Clark 8.36.4
    5000 meters racewalk Larry Young 21:39.8 Bill Ranney 22:29.8 Todd Skully 22:33.8

    Men field events

    Event Gold Silver Bronze
    High jump Barry Schur 2.18 m (7 ft 1+34 in) Gene White 2.18 m (7 ft 1+34 in) Dennis Adama
    Ron Jourdan
    2.13 m (6 ft 11+34 in)
    Pole vault Dave Roberts 5.49 m (18 ft 0 in)CR Jack Ernst 5.18 m (16 ft 11+34 in) Buddy Williamson 5.18 m (16 ft 11+34 in)
    Long jump Arnie Robinson 8.07 m (26 ft 5+12 in) Jacques Pani
     France
    James McAlister
    8.02 m (26 ft 3+12 in)w

    7.61 m (24 ft 11+12 in)
    Ron Coleman 7.56 m (24 ft 9+12 in)w
    Triple jump John Craft 16.71 m (54 ft 9+34 in)w Art Walker 16.45 m (53 ft 11+12 in) Milan Tiff 16.31 m (53 ft 6 in)w
    Shot put Randy Matson 21.19 m (69 ft 6+14 in)CR Doug Lane 20.14 m (66 ft 34 in) Brian Oldfield 20.13 m (66 ft 12 in)
    Discus Throw Jay Silvester 64.92 m (212 ft 11 in)CR Tim Vollmer 64.64 m (212 ft 0 in) Rickard Drescher 61.54 m (201 ft 10 in)
    Hammer Throw Al Schoterman 69.52 m (228 ft 1 in) Harold Connolly 66.34 m (217 ft 7 in) Albert Hall 66.32 m (217 ft 7 in)
    Javelin Throw Fred Luke 84.55 m (277 ft 4 in) Milt Sonsky 80.41 m (263 ft 9 in) John Kaveny 78.38 m (257 ft 1 in)
    Decathlon Jeff Bennett 7910 Jeff Bannister 7890 John Warkentin 7807

    Women track events

    Event Gold Silver Bronze
    100 meters Alice Annum
     Ghana
    Rose Allwood
     Jamaica
    Iris Davis
    11.5=CR

    11.5=CR

    11.5
    Mildrette Netter 11.5 Barbara Ferrell 11.5
    200 meters Alice Annum
     Ghana
    Rose Allwood
     Jamaica
    Pamela Greene
    23.4CR

    23.7

    23.8
    Jacqueline Thompson 24.0 Pat Hawkins 24.1
    400 meters Kathy Hammond 52.3 Mable Fergerson 54.2 Beth Warner 54.6
    800 meters Carol Hudson 2.06.7 Cheryl Toussaint 2.06.7 Cis Schafer 2.07.5
    1500 meters Francie Larrieu 4.18.4 Eileen Claugus 4.24.0 Kathy Gibbons 4.28.2
    3000 meters Tena Anex 9.42.6 NR Brenda Webb 9.50.3 Ellyn Cornish 9.59.3
    100 meters hurdles Mamie Rallins 13.5 Patricia Johnson 13.6 Lorna Tinney 13.6
    200 meters hurdles[1] Pat Hawkins 26.3 Patricia Johnson 27.3 Nancy Kaiser
    Janet Reusser
    28.0
    1500 meters walk Jeannie Bocci 6:59.1 Lynn Olson 7:06.0 Sue Brodock 7:14.1

    Women field events

    Event Gold Silver Bronze
    High jump Audrey Reid
     Jamaica
    DeAnne Wilson
    6 ft 012 in (1.84 m)

    5 ft 8 in (1.72 m)
    Sandi Goldsberry 5 ft 8 in (1.72 m) Karen Moller 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)
    Long jump Willye White 20 ft 614 in (6.25 m) Martha Watson 20 ft 414 in (6.2 m) Brenda Bryan 19 ft 1134 in (6.08 m)
    Shot put Maren Seidler 52 ft 9 in (16.07 m) Lynn Graham 50 ft 714 in (15.42 m) Lynette Matthews 49 ft 614 in (15.09 m)
    Discus Throw Josephine de la Viña
     Philippines
    Olga Connolly
    172 ft 0 in (52.42 m)

    170 ft 8 in (52.01 m)
    Monette Driscoll 152 ft 10 in (46.58 m) Vivian Turner 150 ft 10 in (45.97 m)
    Javelin Throw Sherry Calvert 184 ft 10 in (56.33 m) Roberta Brown 181 ft 6 in (55.32 m) Kathy Schmidt 180 ft 0 in (54.86 m)
    Pentathlon Jennifer Meldrum
     Canada
    Penny May
     Canada
    Jane Frederick
    4251

    4202

    4169
    Marilyn King 4064 Gail Fitzgerald 4034

    See also

    References

    1. ^ Tricard, Louise Mead (January 1996). American Women's Track and Field: A History, 1895 Through 1980. ISBN 9780786402199.