Curt Brinkman

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Curt Brinkman
Personal information
Full nameRaymond Curtis Brinkman
Nickname(s)Curt
NationalityAmerican
BornNovember 21, 1953
Shelley, Idaho, US
DiedSeptember 8, 2010(2010-09-08) (aged 56)
Pleasant Grove, Utah, US
Resting placeShelley, Idaho Cemetery
Alma materBrigham Young University
Height6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Updated on 2 May 2015.

Raymond Curtis "Curt" Brinkman (November 21, 1953 – September 8, 2010) was the winner of the 1980 Boston Marathon in the men's wheelchair division. He was the first participant in the wheelchair division to come in faster than the fastest runner,[7][8] coming in seventeen minutes faster than the traditional winner,[9] setting a (then) world record of 1:55:00.[6] He also won several Paralympic medals.

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  1. ^ "Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games: Athletics: Men's 100 m D1". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Arnhem 1980 Paralympic Games: Athletics: Men's 400 m D1 wheelchairs". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Arnhem 1980 Paralympic Games: Athletics: Men's 4x100 m Relay D1". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Arnhem 1980 Paralympic Games: Athletics: Men's 100 m D1 wheelchairs". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games: Athletics: Men's Discus D1". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Boston Marathon History: 1976-1980". baa.org. Boston Marathon Association. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Boston Marathon History: Past Men's Wheelchair Champions". baa.org. Boston Marathon Association. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Boston Marathon History: Past Men's Open Champions". baa.org. Boston Marathon Association. Archived from the original on 27 April 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  9. ^ "In Memoriam" (PDF), The Olympian: 19, Fall 2010, archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-12-29, retrieved 2015-05-02

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