February 19, 1980 in History

Event:

Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1000m in 1:15.18





Eric Heiden History:
March 13, 1980 - Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)
February 23, 1980 - Eric Heiden wins all 5 speed skating golds at Lake Placid Olympics
February 21, 1980 - Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1500m in 1:55.44
February 16, 1980 - Eric Heiden skates 5k in 7:02.29 (Olympic Record)
February 15, 1980 - Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 500m in 38.03 sec
February 17, 1979 - Eric Heiden equals skating world record 1000m (1:14.99)
March 12, 1978 - Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)
February 13, 1977 - Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship
July 14, 1958 - Eric Heiden, U.S. speed skater, 1980 Olympics gold
June 14, 1958 - Eric Heiden, born in Madison, Wisconsin, 1/5/10K speed skater, 5 Olympic Gold Medals 1980


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