ITA - Women vs.Shotputters sprint


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ITA - Women vs.Shotputters sprint

Postby noone » Wed May 15, 2013 8:07 am

One of the many interesting "stunts" the ITA tried was a sprint, where a male shotputter, possibly Karl Salb, would take on a female sprinter over 50m or 60m. I don't remember the details but I am pretty sure the shot putter won every time, which surprised me at the time. I realize a short sprint is a strength event, but still...
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Re: ITA - Women vs.Shotputters sprint

Postby gh » Thu May 16, 2013 3:34 am

it was Brian Oldfield, and the race was over 30 yards.
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Re: ITA - Women vs.Shotputters sprint

Postby Marlow » Thu May 16, 2013 11:10 am

gh wrote:it was Brian Oldfield, and the race was over 30 yards.

I would have paid BigBucks to see him Pole Vault against a woman.
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Re: ITA - Women vs.Shotputters sprint

Postby tandfman » Mon May 20, 2013 7:21 pm

gh wrote:it was Brian Oldfield, and the race was over 30 yards.

And the woman sprinter was usually Lacey O'Neal.
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