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Mark Murro

Full name: Marcus Paul "Mark" Murro
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: June 4, 1949 in Newark, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Mesa Thunderbirds, Mesa (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Mark Murro was the first American to throw a javelin 300 feet (91.44), hitting that mark on the button in 1970 (although with the old style javelin). He was AAU and NCAA champion in the javelin in 1969. He competed for Arizona State and the Pacific Coast Club.

Personal Best: JT – 91.44 (300-0) (1970).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 9

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round 9 80.08
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round One 6 80.06
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 7 80.08 80.08
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 9 foul 80.08
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round 7 QU 81.14
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 6 81.14
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 10 74.14
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 4 81.14 81.14
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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