Drake Relays, 1960

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Title

Drake Relays, 1960

Subject

Track athletics--Iowa--Des Moines;
Shot putting--Iowa--Des Moines

Description

Bill Nieder (in white, hands on hips), and Parry O'Brien (signing autographs) were shot putters whose competition in 1960 Relays was one of the highlights. Prior to the Relays they were supposedly feuding. Nieder won the 1960 shot put with a toss of 63'-11.5". This broke the Drake Relays record set by O'brien by over 4 feet, and beat O'Brien's then world record distance of 63'-4".

Creator

Clinton, John D.

Date

1960

Rights

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