NCAA Track and Field events in Austin Texas, June, 1957
Austin Texas USA Date:1957, June 14 Duration:37 sec Sound:Yes
Gregory C. (Greg) Bell, a sophomore at Indiana University, is seen making his record-setting long jump of 26' 7", to win the national collegiate title on June 14, 1957, in Austin Texas. Bell sitting on the ground after his jump. Sequence shifts to the track where Don Bowden, of California, is running well ahead of favored Ron Delany, of Villanova, to win the 800 meter run in 1 minute and 47.2 seconds. (Note: Delany won the 1500 meter run in 4 minutes 6 and a half minutes.) The next day, on June 15, 1957, Bob Gutowski, of Occidental College,California, is seen breaking the World record in the pole vault at a height of 15 feet 9 3/4 inches. He poses momentarily afterwards.
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