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On This Day in History | 1965

June 19, 2019
Lingle Missouri

Lingle at the Penn Relays during his memorable career at Missouri

On this day 54 years ago, Robin Lingle ’60 took 3rd place in the mile at the 44th NCAA Championships held in Berkeley, CA.

UCLA’s Bob Day, who a year earlier became the 12th American to break the four-minute mile barrier, took gold in 4:01.8, BYU’s Bob Delaney was 2nd in 4:02.4, and Lingle earned the bronze for Missouri in 4:02.5.



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