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Harold Blaine Lindgren (June 26, 1939 – October 5, 2019) was an American sprinter who competed mainly in the 110 m hurdles. He won this event at the 1963 Pan American Games, but then was beaten by Hayes Jones by a small margin in several competitions, including the 1964 national championships and 1964 Olympics, where Lindgren placed second. He graduated from Utah University and worked for the sheriff's department in Salt Lake City, Utah.[3]

Blaine Lindgren
Blaine Lindgren 1964.jpg
Lindgren at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameHarold Blaine Lindgren
Born(1939-06-26)June 26, 1939
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
DiedOctober 5, 2019(2019-10-05) (aged 80)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)110 m hurdles
ClubSalt Lake City Recreation Department
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)13.5 (1963)[1][2]

Lindgren died on October 5, 2019.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Blaine Lindgren". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Blaine Lindgren. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Butler, Mark; IAAF Communications Department (2012). IAAF Athletics Statistics Book: Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012. International Association of Athletics Federations.
  4. ^ Harold Blaine Lindgren