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Bob Beamon

Born: Aug. 29, 1946
Track & Field

won 1968 Olympic gold medal in long jump with world record (29-ft, 21/2in.) that shattered old mark by nearly 2 feet; record finally broken by 2 inches in 1991 by Mike Powell.


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