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Bill Younger of Missouri wins the 1964 Pole Vault with a height of 15.9 1/4. This was a new Drake Relays record.

Jim Duncan speaks with Clyde Duncan of North High School (Des Moines). Duncan won his third consecutive 110-Yard Dash in 1964 with a time of :09.3. That would have set a new National Interscholatic Record, but the record was not allowed because of…

Clyde Duncan of North High School (Des Moines) talks with Henry or Gary Carr. Duncan won his third consecutive 110-Yard Dash in 1964 with a time of :09.3. That would have set a new National Interscholatic Record, but the record was not allowed…

Dick Dare of the Air Force, is unable to catch Bobby May of Rice (not pictured) in the 120-yard high hurdles. Following is Bill Hardin (in gold). May finished in 14.3 seconds. Dare won the event in the 1965 Drake Relays with a time of 14.1 seconds.…

Gayle Hopkins of University of Arizona won the 1964 broad jump with distance of 26:2. The distance was a record and broke Jesse Owens' record that stood for 29 years. Hopkins also won the triple jump in 1964, and was one of only 25 athletes to win…

Queen Jyl Wilkie of Bradley University stands with the winners of the Quarter Mile Relay from Lincoln University of Missouri.

Jyl Wilkie from Bradley University, 1964 Relays Queen, with her parents and a Marine.

Tom O'Hara of Loyola signs autographs. O'Hara won the Mile Run with a time of 4:01.0, setting a new Drake Relays record.

Notre Dame crosses the finish line in the Distance Medley Relay. Notre Dame won with a time of 9:51.3. Members of the team were Pat Conroy, Bill Boyle, Bill Clark and Ed Dean.

Arnaldo Bristol of Texas Southern, right, clears a hurdle in the 120 high hurdles. Bistol won the event with a time of 13.6 seconds, a Drake Relays Record. Unfortunately for Arnaldo the record was not allowed because of favoring wind conditions.