This reference work gives information on all athletes who have set world Olympic or American records in track and field since 1946. Arranged by track and field events, a listing of the record holders is first provided. This is followed by an accounting of each of the record-setting performances, including athlete's name, country and record. For most record holders, a brief profile is given, focusing on the actual record and providing information on the athlete's overall career.
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