Masters M50 discus world record progression

Masters M50 discus world record progression is the progression of world record improvements of the discus M50 division of Masters athletics. Records must be set in properly conducted, official competitions under the standing IAAF rules unless modified by World Masters Athletics.

The M50 division consists of male athletes who have reached the age of 50 but have not yet reached the age of 55, so exactly from their 50th birthday to the day before their 55th birthday. The M50 division throws a 1.5 kg implement.[1]


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Distance Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
68.40 Klaus Weiffenbach  Germany 21.01.1945 Medelby 10.05.1997
65.30 Al Oerter  United States 19.09.1936 28.12.1986
56.62 Parry O'Brien  United States 28.01.1932 San Diego 08.06.1985
54.92 Carmelo Rado  Italy 04.08.1933 Asti 25.06.1984
54.26 Kauko Jouppila  Finland 03.03.1921 Kauhava 05.08.1973
54.18 Fortune Gordien  United States 09.09.1922 Walnut 28.04.1973


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