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Gary Carlsen

Full name: Gary David Carlsen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
Born: May 12, 1945 in Ashland, Kentucky, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gary Carlsen won the 1967 AAU discus title, and also placed in 1966 (4th) and 1969 (3rd). He won the 1967 Universiade title. Competing for Southern Cal (USC), Carlsen placed second at the NCAA meet to Randy Matson in both 1966-67.

After his track career, Carlsen attended dental school, and then did fellowship training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery in Huntington Beach, California for over 40 years. He became a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and served as President of the Orange County Dental Society, the Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology, the Southern California Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Western Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Carlsen was inducted into the prestigious American College of Dentists in 2006 and became a member of the Pierre Fauchard Society, as well as the Academy of Dentistry International. He also served as a clinical instructor at USC Dental School.

Personal Best: DT – 64.13 (210-5) (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 6

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round 6 59.46
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round One 8 58.62
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 7 59.26 59.26
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 6 59.46 59.46
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 6 59.30 59.46
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 6 52.60 59.46
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 58.54
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3T QU 60.36 NM
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3T 60.36 NM
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 3T 60.36
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3T pass 60.36
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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