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  1. Thread: Big Event

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    Yes, Bern it is.

    Yes, Bern it is.
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    Very good, bambam1729. It was Lee Calhoun who...

    Very good, bambam1729. It was Lee Calhoun who ran 13.2 over the 110 hurdles on August 21, 1960 in Switzerland. Anyone know where in Switzerland this happened? No research, please.
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    You are on the right track, catson52. In fact,...

    You are on the right track, catson52. In fact, you got the country and the last name of the athlete. Yes, you leap over the bar in the high jump and in the hurdles you (sort of) leap over those...
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    Another good guess, dukehjsteve, but you are...

    Another good guess, dukehjsteve, but you are right in saying that Poland is not landlocked. Poland is not a "small" country. Josef Schmidt set his world record in the triple jump about two weeks...
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    Good guess, Pego, but I think we did that one...

    Good guess, Pego, but I think we did that one last month (July). Balas cleared 1.90 the year after the Rome Olympics. This particular "Big Event" happened about two weeks before the Olympic Games....
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    Big Event

    This month's (August) "Big Event" happened 59 years ago today in the capital city of a fairly small landlocked country. This country is not located in Asia, North America, or Africa.

    The athlete...
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