Bob Seagren

United States

Track and Field (Pole Vault)

B: October 17, 1946

1968 Olympic Pole Vault Champion

Seagren's career highlights include: six-time national AAU champion in the pole vault, 4 NCAA titles while at USC. Seagren set eight world records indoors and six outdoors, capped with a world record of 18 feet, 5 3/4 inches at the 1972 Olympic Trials. The 1967 Pan American champion, 1968 Olympic champion and 1972 Olympic Silver Medalist. Seagren was one of the inaugural members of the International Track Association, a professional track league that lasted from 1973 to 1976. He later went on to an acting career, best know as Billy Crystal's lover in "Soap."

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1973 Final

1

49

$39,700

Weight Lifting, Baseball Hit, Half Mile, Bike Race
1974 Preliminary 1

1

51 1/2

$15,150

Swimming, Weight Lifting, Half Mile, Obstacle Course
1974 Final

2

38

$26,400

Half Mile, Obstacle Course
1975 Preliminary 1

1

60

$16,000

Rowing, 100 Yd. Dash, Half Mile, Obstacle Course, Swimming
1975 Final

2

40

$27,000

Rowing, Half Mile, Obstacle Course
1977 Worlds

1

40

$37,000

Swimming, Half Mile Run
1978 Worlds

2

34

$25,200

None
1982 Preliminary 2

1

37

$13,700

Rowing
1982 Final

6

22 1/2

$6,750

Swimming
TOTALS  

332

$206,900

20


PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Yards
26.2e
1978 Worlds
Swimming - 50 Meters

34.63

1973 Final
Swimming - 100 Yards
59.4e
1978 Worlds
Swimming - 100 Meters

1:09.53

1975 Final
Tennis

2nd

1978 Worlds
Weight Lifting

220

1974 Final
Gym Test - Chin-ups
43
1978 Worlds
Gym Test - Parallel Bar Dips
46
1977 Worlds
Gym Test - Squat Thrusts
63
1978 Worlds
Gym Test - Chin-ups + Dips
74
1977 Worlds
Gym Test - Chin-ups + Squat Thrusts
106
1978 Worlds
Rowing
38.64
1977 Worlds
Baseball Hit

8

1973 Final
Table Tennis

4th

1973 Final
100 Yard Dash

10.16

1975 Final
Half Mile Run

2:08.70

1977 Worlds
Bike Race - 1/2 Mile

1:13.00

1977 Worlds
Bike Race - Mile

2:36.40

1975 Final
Obstacle Course
23.20
1974 Final
Points Scored

60

1975 Preliminary 1


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