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Carlotta Joan Hagen of the University of Illinois, the 1957 Relays Queen, gets crowned by a Relays official.

The two winners of the High Jump. Don Stewart of Southern Methodist University is in the foreground and behind him is Wilt Chamberlain of Kansas. They tied for first with a height of 6'6.25".

Parry O'Brien competes in the discus. O'Brien held the world record in the shot put from 1953 until 1959. At the Drake Relays in 1954 broke his own world record in the shot put. O'Brien won 18 National AAU championships, 17 of them in the shot and…

Parry O'Brien competes in the discus. O'Brien held the world record in the shot put from 1953 until 1959. At the Drake Relays in 1954 he broke his own world record in the shot put. O'Brien won 18 National AAU championships, 17 of them in the shot and…

Ted Wheeler, formerly of Iowa, defeats Lazlo Tabor of Hungary in the A.A.U. Mile Run. Wheeler won the event with a time of 4:06.9, a Drake Relays record.

Willie Stevens of Tennessee A & I State University won the 120-Yard High Hurdles with a time of :13.8.

Wilt Chamberlain of the University of Kansas chats with another athlete. Chamberlain won the High Jump along with Don Stewart of Southern Methodist, with a height of 6' 6.25".

Wilt Chamberlain of Kansas prepares to perform in the High Jump. Chamberlain and Don Stewart of Southern Methodist University both jumped 6' 6.25" to share first place.

Wilt Chamberlain of the University of Kansas prepares to jump in the high jump. Chamberlain and Don Stewart of Southern Methodist both jumped 6' 6.25" to share first place.

Wilt Chamberlain (center) lounges on the grass with other high jumpers as they watch the action. Don Stewart (wearing #13 and sitting in front of Chamberlain) and Chamberlain tied for first place in the 1957 high jump with a height of 6' 6.25".