Bell, Greg

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Name
Bell, Greg Gender: M
Gregory Curtis Bell
born on 7 November 1930 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Linton, Indiana, 39n02, 87w10
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°19' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°42 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 27°07'



Greg Bell (1956)
photo: Corso Umberto, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

American track and field athlete who won the Gold Medal in the Long Jump at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.

He won three national AAU championships, two NCAA Championships, earned NCAA All-American status three times and was a four-time national AAU All-American. From 1956 to 1958, he was ranked first in the world in the long jump. He set an NCAA record in the long jump, which stood for seven years, and is a charter member of both the Indiana Track and Field and IU Athletic halls of fame

Bell was inducted into the USATF Hall of Fame in 1988.

Events

  • Work : Prize 24 November 1956 (Olympic Gold medal in Long Jump)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives. The time of birth is blurred.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (Long jump)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Gold medal)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Ranked first in world in long jump, 1956-1958)