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Preston Carrington

Full name: Preston Morrand Carrington
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: June 12, 1949 in Topeka, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: Wichita State Shockers, Wichita (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

While at Wichita State, Preston Carrington twice placed in the NCAA long jump – third in 1970 and sixth in 1971. He was a useful hurdler and all-round jumper. He qualified for the 1972 Olympic team with a third-place at the Final Trials. At the Olympics, he was second in the qualifying with a mark which would have won the silver medal (his PR), but could not duplicate that in the final.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.5 (1969); 120yH – 14.0 (1970); HJ – 2.05 (6-8¾) (1967); LJ – 8.22 (26-11¾) (1972); TJ – 14.65 (48-0¾) (1970).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 5

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round 5 7.99
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round One 2 7.99
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 2T foul 7.99 NM
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 3 foul 7.99
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 3 7.95 7.99
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 4 7.63 7.99
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 7.69
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 8.22
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 8.22
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two NP foul NM
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 8.22