1972 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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1972 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Host city Seattle, Washington
Canton, Ohio,
United States
Date(s) June 16-18
Main stadium Husky 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[edit]

Men track events[edit]

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 AR 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 = MRm 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[edit]

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) MR 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) MR Doug Lane 20.14 m (66 ft 0​34 in) Brian Oldfield 20.13 m (66 ft 0​12 in)
Discus Throw Jay Silvester 64.92 m (212 ft 11 in) MR 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[edit]

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

11.5

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 AR 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

Women field events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Audrey Reid
 Jamaica
DeAnne Wilson
1.84 m (6 ft 0​14 in)

1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Sandi Goldsberry 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Karen Moller 1.70 m (5 ft 6​34 in)
Long jump Willye White 6.25 m (20 ft 6 in) Martha Watson 6.20 m (20 ft 4 in) Brenda Bryan 6.09 m (19 ft 11​34 in)
Shot put Maren Seidler 16.08 m (52 ft 9 in) Lynn Graham 15.42 m (50 ft 7 in) Lynette Matthews 15.10 m (49 ft 6​14 in)
Discus Throw Josephine de la Viña
 Philippines
Olga Connolly
52.42 m (171 ft 11 in)

52.02 m (170 ft 8 in)
Monette Driscoll 46.58 m (152 ft 9 in) Vivian Turner 45.97 m (150 ft 9 in)
Javelin Throw Sherry Calvert 56.08 m (183 ft 11 in) Roberta Brown 55.32 m (181 ft 5 in) Kathy Schmidt 54.86 m (179 ft 11 in)
Pentathlon Jennifer Meldrum
 Canada
Penny May
 Canada
Jane Frederick
4251

4202

4169
Marilyn King 4064 Gail Fitzgerald 4034

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