1977 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

1977 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
DatesJune 9–10
Host cityWestwood, California, United States
VenueDrake Stadium University of California, Los Angeles
1976
1978
Drake Stadium

The 1977 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships took place between June 9–10 at Drake Stadium on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles in Westwood, California. The decathlon took place on July 9–10 in Bloomington, Indiana. This meet was organized by the AAU.

Results

Men track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 meters Donald Quarrie
 Jamaica
Steve Williams
10.12

10.24
Mike Kee 10.27 Steve Riddick 10.36
200 meters Derald Harris 20.6 James Gilkes
 Guyana
William Collins
20.6

20.7
Cliff Wiley 20.8
400 meters Robert E. Taylor 45.44 Tony Darden 45.60 Maxie Parks 45.81
800 meters Mark Belger 1.45.81 Seymour Newman
 Jamaica
James Robinson
1.45.90

1.46.04
Mark Enyeart 1.46.11
1500 meters Steve Scott 3.37.3 MRm Wilson Waigwa
 Kenya
Michael Slack
3.37.3

3.37.5
Phil Kane 3.39.4
5000 meters Martin Liquori 13.41.6 Gregory Fredericks 13.42.9 Randy Melancon 13.43.6
10,000 meters Frank Shorter 28.19.8 Rick Rojas 28.50.6 Randy Thomas 29.01.2
Marathon (42.195 km.) Hakan Spik
 Finland
Edward Schelegle
2.17.49

2.18.11
Joe Carlson 2.20.13 Dave Babiracki 2.20.38
110 meters hurdles Charles Foster 13.49 James Owens 13.49 Willie Davenport 13.56
400 meters hurdles Edwin Moses 47.45 WR Tom Andrews 49.03 James Walker 49.21
3000 meters steeplechase James Munyala
 Kenya
George Malley
8.21.6 MR

8.22.54 AR
Ron Addison 8.22.8 Henry Marsh 8.25.8

Men field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High Jump Dwight Stones 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in) MR Franklin Jacobs 2.27 m (7 ft 5+14 in) Rory Kotinek 2.27 m (7 ft 5+14 in)
Pole Vault Mike Tully 5.54 m (18 ft 2 in) MR Dan Ripley 5.43 m (17 ft 9+34 in) Larry Jessee 5.43 m (17 ft 9+34 in)
Long Jump Arnie Robinson 8.24 m (27 ft 14 in) Charlton Ehizuelen
 Nigeria
Anthony Carter
8.15 m (26 ft 8+34 in)w

8.14 m (26 ft 8+14 in)w
James Lofton 8.11 m (26 ft 7+14 in)
Triple Jump Caleb Abdul Rahman 17.38 m (57 ft 14 in)w James Butts 17.00 m (55 ft 9+14 in)w Ron Livers 16.93 m (55 ft 6+12 in)w
Shot Put Terry Albritton 20.50 m (67 ft 3 in) Al Feuerbach 20.47 m (67 ft 1+34 in) Peter Shmock 20.24 m (66 ft 4+34 in)
Discus Throw Mac Wilkins 69.19 m (227 ft 0 in) Ken Stadel 66.42 m (217 ft 10 in) John Powell 65.68 m (215 ft 5 in)
Hammer Throw Emmitt Berry 67.84 m (222 ft 6 in) Peter Farmer
 Australia
Boris Djerassi
67.64 m (221 ft 10 in)

66.57 m (218 ft 4 in)
George Frenn 63.65 m (208 ft 9 in)
Javelin Throw Bruce Kennedy
 Rhodesia
Rod Ewaliko
79.93 m (262 ft 2 in)

79.50 m (260 ft 9 in)
Anthony Hall 79.12 m (259 ft 6 in) Richard George 77.80 m (255 ft 2 in)
Decathlon Fred Dixon 8037 John Warkentin 8031 Roger George 7748

Women track events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 meters Evelyn Ashford 11.14w Brenda Morehead 11.19w Chandra Cheeseborough 11.36w
200 meters Evelyn Ashford 22.62 Deborah Jones
 Bermuda
Chandra Cheeseborough
23.05

23.20
Brenda Morehead 23.33
400 meters Sharon Dabney 51.55 MR Lorna Forde
 Barbados
Rosalyn Bryant
52.00

53.44
Kim Thomas 53.58
800 meters Sue Latter 2.03.8 Julie Brown 2.04.0 Tecla Chemabwai
 Kenya
Cyndy Poor
2.07.7

2.04.7
1500 meters Francie Larrieu 4.08.2 Janice Merrill 4.09.3 Cindy Bremser 4.11.8
3000 meters Janice Merrill 9.00.2 Cindy Bremser 9.04.0 Francie Larrieu 9.16.7
10000 meters Peggy Neppel 33.15.1 WR Karen Bridges 34.27.9 Lori Ann Thrupp 34.40.5
Marathon Minneapolis Leal-Ann Reinhart 2.46.34 Cindy Dalrymple 2.49.11 Nina Kuscsik 2.50.22
100 meters hurdles Patricia Van Wolvelaere 13.15w Debbie LaPlante 13.21w Modupe Oshikoya
 Nigeria
Mary Smith
13.45w

13.75w
400 meters hurdles Mary Ayers 56.61 AR Debbie Esser 56.90 Sandra Levinski 57.90

Women field events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High Jump Joni Huntley 1.85 m (6 ft 34 in) Louise Ritter 1.80 m (5 ft 10+34 in) Paula Girven 1.80 m (5 ft 10+34 in)
Long Jump Jodi Anderson 6.63 m (21 ft 9 in) Kathy McMillan 6.53 m (21 ft 5 in) Lorraine Ray 6.46 m (21 ft 2+14 in)
Shot Put Maren Seidler 16.49 m (54 ft 1 in) Jane Frederick 15.55 m (51 ft 0 in) Kathy Devine 15.10 m (49 ft 6+14 in)
Discus Throw Jane Haist
 Canada
Lynne Winbigler
58.98 m (193 ft 6 in)

57.06 m (187 ft 2 in) AR
Jan Svendsen 53.59 m (175 ft 9 in) Karen Marshall 51.28 m (168 ft 2 in)
Javelin Throw Kathy Schmidt 61.14 m (200 ft 7 in) Sherry Calvert 58.27 m (191 ft 2 in) Lynn Cannon 57.43 m (188 ft 5 in)
Pentathlon Linda Cornelius 3919 Teri Seippel 3719 Heidi Hertz 3708

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