Russ Hodge

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Russell ("Russ") Arden Hodge (born September 12, 1939)[1][2] is an American track and field athlete, world record holder in decathlon (1966-1967), and Olympic competitor from 1964. He ran the 100m in 10.2 seconds. His shot put was 61 feet. His mother Alice Arden, was also an Olympian.


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2008). "Russ Hodge Biography and Statistics". Olympics. Sports Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  2. ^ Russ Hodge profile at Tilastopaja
Preceded by
Chinese Taipei Yang Chuan-kwang
Men's Decathlon World Record Holder
July 24, 1966 – May 14, 1967
Succeeded by
West Germany Kurt Bendlin