Husky Phil Shinnick finally gets his world long jump record — 58 years later

By Dan Raley, Husky Maven: The gesture lasted barely a minute, wiping away 58 years of frustration and indignation, and making the world whole again.

On the final day of the U.S. Olympic Trials at newly renovated Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, an aging gracefully Phil Shinnick last week strode out on to the running surface in the suffocating evening heat and accepted a simple plaque from Mike Powell.

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