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  • KDFINE
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    I think that Thun made the cover of T&Fn back in the days of multiple b&w photos on the cover.

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  • Atticus
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    So the answer to the OP was a toughie!

    Originally posted by gh View Post
    Steeple 2000 Günther Weidlinger
    which andyjgt got.

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  • gh
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    ok, the suspense was killing me: here's the last Austrian to rank in each men's event:

    100-1500
    never

    Steeple
    2000 10 Günther Weidlinger

    5000
    1985 7 Dietmar Millonig

    10,000
    never

    110H
    1994 2 Mark McKoy

    400H-HJ
    never

    PV
    1990 7 Hermann Fehringer

    LJ-TJ
    never

    SP
    1992 8 Klaus Bodenmüller

    DT
    2019 3 Lukas Weißhaidinger

    HT
    1964 5 Heinrich Thun

    JT
    never

    Dec
    1982 6 Georg Werthner

    if you're a subscriber, of course, looking up this kind of thing is simple here:

    https://trackandfieldnews.com/mens-w...ngs-by-nation/

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by noone View Post
    Could be, I think he was an American who switched nationalities so he could compete in Moscow 1980. Did you look it up or are you guessing? More recently, Mark McKoy competed for Austria briefly, I am unsure if he made the rankings as an Austrian.
    He ran 13.14 in 1994*. That had to rank, yes?

    * when he represented Austria.
    Last edited by Atticus; 01-08-2020, 04:41 PM.

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  • gh
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    did anybody ever come up with the definitive answer?

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  • Conor Dary
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    Originally posted by tandfman View Post
    At least you didn't bring it more up to date and invoke Godwin's Law.
    Yeah ...if this thread keeps going we are certain to get there...

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  • andyjgt
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    Gunter Weidlinger in steeplechase in the early 00s?

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  • tandfman
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    Originally posted by Conor Dary View Post
    Mozart....
    At least you didn't bring it more up to date and invoke Godwin's Law. :-)

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  • Trickstat
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    Klaus Bodenmuller probably ranked in the SP in the early '90s?

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  • Conor Dary
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    Originally posted by noone View Post
    And who was the last "real" Austrian?
    Mozart....

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  • LopenUupunut
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    Did Gerhard Mayer ever rank? Seem to recall he was a WC finalist.

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  • dukehjsteve
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    Originally posted by noone View Post
    Could be, I think he was an American who switched nationalities so he could compete in Moscow 1980. Did you look it up or are you guessing? More recently, Mark McKoy competed for Austria briefly, I am unsure if he made the rankings as an Austrian.
    I did NOT look it up..I just remembered the name from some prior trivia deal a few years ago.

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  • noone
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    And who was the last "real" Austrian?

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  • bambam1729
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    Originally posted by noone View Post
    It says male in my post
    noone, its pretty rude of you to actually expect us to read your post

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  • gh
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    Rea never made the Rankings as an Austrian; McKoy did

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