JNEWS: Remigino, Lindy [MC1953] USA T&F HoF

2017-Oct-18

http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-lindy-hall-of-fame-20171017-story.html

Remigino To Enter USA Track And Field Hall Of Fame Nov. 2

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Lindy Remigino, who won two gold medals at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952, in the 100 meters and 4×100 relay, will be inducted into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame on Nov. 2 at the Black Tie and Sneakers Gala at the New York Armory.

Remigino, 86, was a high school champion at Hartford Public and an IC4A champion at Manhattan College. As a junior at Manhattan, he went to Helsinki in 1952 and beat Jamaica’s Herb McKenley in the 100-meter final by 0.01 of a second, winning the Olympic gold medal in 10.79. He ran the third leg on the winning U.S. 4×100 team.

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