Bill Toomey

United States

Track & Field (Decathlon)

B: January 10, 1939

1968 Olympic Decathlon Champion

Toomey captured the 1968 Decathlon gold medal, and established a world record of 8,417 points in 1969. He had previously set a world record of 8,234 points in 1966. Toomey was ranked number one in the world by Track and Field News in 1966, '68 and '69; he was 3rd in 1965 and 2nd in 1967. In 1969, Toomey won the James E. Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1974 Preliminary 4

8

16

$1,600

None
TOTALS

 

16

$1,600

0


  PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters
36.42
1974 Preliminary 4
Swimming - 100 Meters
1:32.16
1974 Preliminary 4
Tennis

3rd

1974 Preliminary 4
Weight Lifting

275

1974 Preliminary 4
Bowling
123
1974 Preliminary 4
Baseball Hit
6
1974 Preliminary 4
Bike Race - Half Mile
1:20.51
1974 Preliminary 4
Obstacle Course
45.00
1974 Preliminary 4
Points Scored

16

1974 Preliminary 4

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