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30 Jun 1938 Pine Ridge, United States of America
180 cm / 68 kg 5'11'' / 149 Pfund
Mann

As a virtual unknown on the international track scene, Billy Mills caused one of the major upsets at the 1964 Games by becoming the first American to win the Olympic 10,000 m. He also placed a creditable 14th in the marathon in 1964. Mills later set a world six mile record at the 1965 AAU championships when he was given the same time as Gerry Lindgren, and later in the season he set a U.S. 10,000 m record in the dual meet against West Germany. After graduating from Kansas, Mills served as a Lieutenant in the Marines, representing the Corps...

Billy in Zahlen

1
Olympische Spiele
Olympische Spiele
1
Medaillen
Goldmedaille:1 Silbermedaille: Bronzemedaille:
  • Tokio
    Tokio 1964
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    Tokio
    Tokio 1964
    • 1 Goldmedaille
      Athletics
      10,000 metres
    • 14
      Athletics
      Marathon

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