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Beamon, (Robert) Bob

(1946–  ) track and field athlete; born in New York City. In the 1968 Olympics at Mexico City, he set a world long jump record (29 ft. 2½ in./8.90m) that exceeded the previous record by nearly 22 in./0.55m. The mark lasted 23 years, longer than any track and field record in history.
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ON THIS DAY 1991: Bob Beamon's 23-year-old world long jump record was broken at World Championships in Tokyo by Mike Powell (8.95m).
The former WBO superwelterweight champion, whose only two defeats in the paid ranks were handed out by Lozano's countrymen Jaime Munguia and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in 2018 and 2016 respectively, boxed on the undercard of Juan Francisco Estrada's WBC and Ring Magazine super-flyweight title defence against Dewayne Beamon at the Centro de Usos Multiples.
If WBC superflyweight titlist Juan Francisco Estrada hurdles challenger Dwayne Beamon in Mexico on Saturday, Ancajas will look for a unification duel, assuming he disposes of his next challenger whether it's Marin or whoever.
But nothing is guaranteed yet with Estrada (39-3, 26 KOs) also scheduled for a title defense later this month against Dewayne Beamon in Mexico.
Special Olympics' global ambassadors Nicole Scherzinger and Bob Beamon are among seven stars added to the growing roster of sports stars and celebrities heading to the Games to help raise awareness of the Special Olympics movement.
Dubai: Bob Beamon, the man who held the men's long jump world record for 23 years, and American singer and song writer Nicole Scherzinger will be among the seven stars added to the growing roster of sports stars and celebrities who will be heading for the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi.
Benny James Beamon ELGIN - Benny James Beamon, 89, of Elgin passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at his home.
Bob Beamon's long-jump at the Olympic Games in Mexico City has gone down as one of the greatest sporting feats in history.
1991: Bob Beamon's 23-year-old world long jump record was broken during the World Championships.
Davis Polk partners Martine Beamon and Nora Jordan have been named among New York Business Journals 2018 Women of Influence.
BOB BEAMON United States, athletics Long jumper Beamon achieved what remains among the greatest Olympic perormances, leaping an astonishing 29ft, 21/2in at Mexico City in 1968 to win gold.
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