Roger Moens

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Roger Moens
Roger Moens (1957).jpg
Roger Moens (1957)
Born (1930-04-26) 26 April 1930 (age 84)
Erembodegem, Belgium
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation athlete
Known for 1960 Summer Olympics
Roger Moens
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Belgium
Men's Athletics
Silver 1960 Rome 800 metres

Roger Moens (born 26 April 1930)[1] is a former Belgian middle distance runner. At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome he won a silver medal.[2] He also was the person to break Rudolf Harbig's long-standing world record over 800 m.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wie is ? Roger Moens" (in Dutch). Nieuwsblad.be. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Danzig, Allison (3 September 1960). "AMERICANS SWEEP HURDLES MEDALS; Davis Keeps Title -- Boston Jumps 26 Feet 734 Inches -- Miss Rudolph Wins 100". The New York Times. p. 10. Retrieved 1 November 2010.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ UP (4 August 1955). "Moens Cuts 800-Meter Mark To 1:45.7 in Race With Boysen". The New York Times. p. 20. Retrieved 1 November 2010.  (subscription required)


Records
Preceded by
Germany Rudolf Harbig
Men's 800 metres World Record Holder
1955-08-03 – 1962-02-02
Succeeded by
New Zealand Peter Snell
Preceded by
Germany Rudolf Harbig
European Record Holder Men's 800m
3 August 1955 - 6 August 1966
Succeeded by
West Germany Franz-Josef Kemper