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Carol Lewis

Full name: Carol LeGrant Lewis (-Zilli)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: August 8, 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Santa Monica Track Club, Santa Monica (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Sister of Carl Lewis.

Biography

Carol Lewis was a top long jumper for the United States in the 1980s, but was overshadowed by the accomplishments of her brother, Carl Lewis, possibly the greatest ever track & field athlete. They were both the children of Evelyn Lawler, who competed for the US at the 1951 Pan American Games. Carol Lewis won a bronze medal in the long jump at the 1983 World Athletics Championships, was third at the 1985 World Cup, and 1981, won a gold medal at the World University Games as a member of the 4×100 relay team. Lewis won 11 national titles in the long jump – TAC outdoors in 1982-83, and 1985; TAC indoors in 1981, 1983-85, 1987, and 1991; and NCAA titles in 1983 and 1985, while competing for the University of Houston. She also represented the Santa Monica Track Club. She now works as a color analyst for track & field on television.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.79 (1986); 100H – 13.45 (1983); HJ – 6-0 (1.83) (1985); LJ – 23-1¼ (7.04) (1985); SP – 41-4½ (12.61) (1985); JT – 139-1 (42.39) (1985); Hep – 5716w (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 9
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 13 QR

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 9 6.43
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One 7 6.21
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 9 foul 6.21
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 9 6.43 6.43
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6 QU 6.55
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3 6.55
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 3 6.55 6.55
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 13 6.47
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 6 6.47
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 4 6.45
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 6 6.39 6.45
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 6.47