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Al Oerter

American athlete Alfred Adolf Oerter Jr. (1936 ? 2007) breaks the Olympic record with a throw of 191 feet 8 1/4 inches in the qualifying round of the discus, during the Rome Oympics, 6th September 1960. He went on to win the gold medal. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

9/6/1960 12:00:00 AM

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