1981 MEN'S PRELIMINARY 3

In 1981, Preliminary rounds only had seven events with each athlete choosing 5 in which to compete. The events varied in each preliminary. This preliminary did not include tennis, weight lifting or the half mile. Dave Cowens, who had recently retired from the Boston Celtics and was only 32 years old, won the preliminary. Cowens would later return to the N.B.A.

Key Biscayne, Florida

Competition Dates: N/A

Air Date: February 8, 1981

Announcers: Frank Gifford, Bob Uecker, Reggie Jackson.


PLC. NAME, SPORT

BOWL

SWIM

ROW

GOLF

BIKE

100

OC

TOTAL

MONEY

1. Dave Cowens, Basketball
0
10
7
-
-
10
10
37
$13,700
2. Jim Kiick, Football
10
2
4
-
10
-
4
30
$8,000
3. Rick Barry, Basketball
4
7
-
0
-
7
7
25
$5,000
4. Bobby Hull, Ice Hockey
0
1
10
4
7
-
-
22
$2,200
5. Dick Butkus, Football
4
2
4
-
10
$1,000
5. Stan Mikita, Ice Hockey
10
-
10
$1,000
5. Frank Robinson, Baseball
7
1
2
-
10
$1,000
8. Ernie Banks, Baseball
1
7
-
8
$800
8. Tim McCarver, Baseball
2
2
4
-
8
$800
10. Ken Boyer, Baseball
2
1
-
3
$300
11. Carlos Palomino, Boxing
2
2
$200
11. Oscar Robertson, Basketball
1
1
-
2
$200

INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULTS

BOWLING

1. Jim Kiick

178

2. Frank Robinson

N/A

3. Rick Barry

173

4. Ken Boyer

N/A

5. Ernie Banks

N/A

Kiick d. Robinson

40-27

SWIMMING - (50 yards)

1. Dave Cowens

26.18

2. Rick Barry

26.40

3. Dick Butkus

N/A

4. Jim Kiick

N/A

5. Bobby Hull

N/A

ROWING

1. Bobby Hull

N/A

39.37
2. Dave Cowens

N/A

39.54
3. Jim Kiick

N/A

4. Dick Butkus
N/A
5. Ken Boyer
N/A

GOLF - closest to the pin

1. Stan Mikita

N/A

2. Ernie Banks

N/A

3. Bobby Hull

23'10"

4. Tim McCarver

N/A

5. Oscar Robertson

N/A

BIKE RACE - Half Mile

1. Jim Kiick

1:16.60

2. Bobby Hull

1:18.45

3. Dick Butkus

N/A

4. Tim McCarver

N/A

5. Frank Robinson

N/A

100 YARD DASH

1. Dave Cowens

11.39

2. Rick Barry

11.40

3. Tim McCarver

N/A

4. Frank Robinson

N/A

5. Oscar Robertson

N/A

OBSTACLE COURSE

1. Dave Cowens

27.60

N/A

2. Rick Barry

N/A

N/A
3. Jim Kiick

N/A

4. Carlos Palomino

N/A

 

e = estimated time

r = Superstars record

N/A = result not available

dnf - did not finish

nm - no mark

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