Draft:USA–USSR Track and Field Dual Meet Series 1959

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USA–USSR Track and Field Dual Meet Series 1959
Host cityPhiladelphia, United States
Date(s)18 – 19 July 1959
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
1958
1961

The second USA–USSR Track and Field Dual Meet Series was held in 18th and 19th July in Philadelphia and finished with USSR beating USA 175:167.

Results[edit]

Teams[edit]

 Soviet Union  United States
Men 108 121
Women 67 40
Total 175 167

Men[edit]

Discipline Winner Result Country
100 metres Ray Norton 10.3 United States
200 metres Ray Norton 20.7 United States
400 metres Eddie Southern 46.2 United States
800 metres Tom Murphy 1:48.5 United States
1500 metres Dyrol Burleson 3:49.4 United States
5000 metres Aleksandr Artinyuk 14:17.8 USSR
10,000 metres Aleksey Desyatchikov 31:40.6 USSR
110 metres hurdles Hayes Jones 13.6 United States
400 metres hurdles Josh Culbreath 50.5 United States
3000 metres steeplechase Semyon Rzhishchin 8:51.6 USSR
4 x 100 metres relay United States
4 x 400 metres relay 3:07.0 United States
20 kilometres walk Volodymyr Holubnychy 1:38:20.2 USSR
High jump Robert Shavlakadze 2.06 USSR
Pole vault Don Bragg 4.64 United States
Long jump Greg Bell 8.10 United States
Triple jump Konstantin Tsigankov 15.95 USSR
Shot put Parry O'Brien 19.27 United States
Discus throw Al Oerter 57.53 United States
Hammer throw Vasily Rudenkov 66.76 USSR
Javelin throw Al Cantello 79.99 United States

Women[edit]

Discipline Winner Result Country
100 metres Barbara Jones 11.7 United States
200 metres Lucinda Williams 23.4 United States
800 metres Lyudmila Lysenko 2:11.3 USSR
80 metres hurdles Galina Bystrova 11.0 USSR
4 x 100 metres relay 44.8 USSR
High jump Taisia Chenchik 1.778 USSR
Long jump Vera Krepkina 6.17 USSR
Shot put Tamara Press 16.94 USSR
Discus throw Nina Ponomaryeva 55.21 USSR
Javelin throw Birutė Zalogaitytė 55.37 USSR

Category:1959 in Sport Category:1959 in athletics (track and field)