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    What is the oldest of the current area (i.e. continental) records in any Olympic T&F event?

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    Is the event still contested?
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    Ralph Doubell, Austrailia, 800m, 1968
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Kritzler View Post
    Ralph Doubell, Austrailia, 800m, 1968
    Not quite, but you are on the right track.
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    Was the men's 200m final on before the 800? If so, Peter Norman, 20.06.
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Toro View Post
    Was the men's 200m final on before the 800? If so, Peter Norman, 20.06.
    It is still the area record, that's true, but there's one singificantly older than this one...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Powell View Post
    It is still the area record, that's true, but there's one singificantly older than this one...
    How about Snell's 1:44.3?
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    Quote Originally Posted by catson52 View Post
    How about Snell's 1:44.3?
    Yup, that's the one! 52.5 years and counting.
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