L. Jay Silvester

L. Jay Silvester

discus (USA) 1964 Tokyo 1968 Mexico City 1972 Munich 1976 Montreal “I broke my first world record in 1961,” he recalls. “Sixty meters was the barrier at that time. I went about a meter beyond the previous record. I was the first to break both the 60-...
Walter Edward Red

Walter Edward Red

In 1964 Tokyo games  Walter Edward Red, competed in the javelin. He finished 9th  but going into the games he had one of the longest iin the world that year. He also held the SWAC conference record from 1963 to 1983. He is also induced in the Rice University Athletic...
Kent Floerke

Kent Floerke

Men’s Track and Field, 1964, Olympian- Triple Jump.  Inducted into the Kansas University Hall of Fame Kent was a 1964 Tokyo, Japan Olympian. He went to 3 Olympic trials and made it on his last one.  Kent is of  German descent, he was a rare Double All-American...
Fred Etcher

Fred Etcher

Fred Etcher played hockey for the Whitby Dunlops team that represented Canada at the 1960 Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley. His team won the silver medal that year after falling to the American team 2-1 in the gold medal game (even though Canada outshot the...
Barbara Lockhart

Barbara Lockhart

Barbara Lockhart speed skater (USA) 1960 Squaw Valley, CA 1964 Innsbruck, Austria She is a professor at BYU. Barbara also serves on the General Relief Society Board. Barbara is passionate about serving her community and believes the pursuit of “no poor among...
Jack Yerman

Jack Yerman

Jack Yerman track and field (USA) gold 1960 Rome Yerman won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympic Games 4x400 meter relay in Rome. The U.S. team of Jack Yerman, Earl Young, Glenn Davis, and Otis Davis set a world record of 3:02.2. A total of six world records. He also...

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