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Grover Klemmer, Jr. (1921 – 2015) While running for the University of California, he lettered in American football, basketball and track and field. He was called the "golden boy" for the Golden Bears. In 1941, he set the world record for the 400 metres, running 46.0 around a single turn at the University of Pennsylvania on June 29, 1941. Two weeks earlier, he anchored the Bears mile relay team to a world record in 3:09.4, edging out the USC team anchored by Hubie Kerns by 4 inches.

Irena Szewinska - Between 1964 and 1980 she participated in five Olympic Games, winning seven medals, three of them gold. She also broke six world records and is the only athlete (male or female) to have held a world record in the 100 m, 200 m and the 400 m events. She also won 13 medals in European Championships.


Places to see in ( Palma de Mallorca - Spain ) Serra de Tramuntana The Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain range running southwestnortheast which forms the northern backbone of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Serra de Tramuntana is also the name given to the comarca of the same area. On 27 June 2011 the Tramuntana Range was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO as an area of great physical and cultural significance. The highest peak is the Puig Major which at 1445 metres is the highest…

American swimmer Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 400-metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.

Congratulations to Wayde van Niekerk on his truly sensational performance to win gold and break the world record in the men's 400 metres at the Rio Olympics. #Rio2016 #ProudlySouthAfrican #EdenMeanderLifestyleCentre

Some stats coming your way! Here’s Part I of the World Record progression for the 400 metres individual medley! #BornToSwim