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Kathy McMillan 1999

Olympic long jumper. Captured silver medal, 1976 Olympics, with jump of 21 ft. 10¼ in. Set national girls’ high school long-jump record, 1976, while a senior at Hoke County High School. Helped Hoke County High School to four team state championships in girls’ track and field. Standout jumper and sprinter at Tennessee State University, 1976–1981. Won gold medal in long jump, 1979 Pan-American Games. Member of 1980 U.S. Olympic team in long jump, but was unable to compete when U.S. team boycotted games. Born 1957, Raeford.





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