Carol Lewis

Event: Long Jump

Inducted to Hall of Fame: 1998

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Carol was one of the U.S.'s best long jumpers in the early 1980s. She made the first of three Olympic teams as a high school student in 1980. She went on to break the American record twice, and claimed a bronze medal at the first World Championship in 1983.

During her great career, Carol captured four national titles, and two NCAA Championships. She also won six Relays' titles. Her winning leap in 1984, 22-10 1/2, remains the meet and stadium record.

Born: 1963

College: Houston

  • 1980: 3rd, 20-4 3/4w
  • 1982: 1st, 22-0 3/4w (6.72m)
  • 1983: 1st, 21-8 1/4 (6.61m)
  • 1984: 1st, 22-10 1/2 (6.97m)
  • 1985: 1st, 22-8 1/2 (6.92m)
  • 1987: 2nd, 21-6 3/4w
  • 1988: 1st, 21-4 1/4w (6.51m)
  • 1991: 1st, 20-10w (6.35m)
  • PR: 23-1 1/4 (7.04m)
  • Broke American Record twice:
    • 1985: 23-0 (7.01m)
    • 1985: 23-1 1/4 (7.04m)
  • Olympic 9th place finish, 1984
    • 21-1 1/4 (6.43m)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal, 1983
    • 23-1 1/4w (7.04m)
  • U.S. National Champion:
    • 1982: 22-4 1/4
    • 1983: 22-8
    • 1985: 22-8 1/2w
    • 1986: 22-9w
  • NCAA Champion:
    • 1983: 21-11 3/4
    • 1985: 22-1

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