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Mike Conley

Full name: Michael Alexander "Mike" Conley
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: October 5, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: University of Arkansas/Nike/Foot Locker Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Mike Conley is usually considered the greatest triple jumper produced in the United States. He won Olympic gold at Barcelona in 1992 and a silver at the 1984 Olympics. He twice won the World Indoor Championships (1987, 1989) and at the World Championships (outdoors) he won gold in 1993, silver in 1987, and bronzes in 1983 and 1991. Conley also won a gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games. Conley was world ranked #1 six times in his career – 1984, 1986, 1989, 1992-94, and was in the world top 10 every year from 1983-96. Conley was also a solid long jumper, ranking in the world top 10 seven times between 1983-96 with a high ranking of #2 in 1985.

Conley competed at the University of Arkansas where he won NCAA triple jump titles in 1984-85, finishing second in 1983, and also winning the long jump in 1984-85, after placing second in 1982-83. He was a six-time US Champion in the triple jump and won the TAC title in the long jump in 1985.

Conley later became a sports agent, representing numerous NBA players, including his own son, Mike Conley, Jr., who starred as a point guard at The Ohio State University and later with the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Conley, Sr. has served as CEO of MMG, a sports management group as well as CEO of HTWO.com.

Personal Best: TJ – 17.87 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 2 Silver
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 1 Gold
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 4

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 2 17.18
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One 2 16.91
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 3 foul 16.91
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 3 17.18 17.18
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 3 foul 17.18
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 3 foul 17.18
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU 17.36
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1 17.36
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 17.36
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 17.36
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 1 18.17w
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round One 7 16.82
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 1 OR 17.63 17.63
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 1 17.19 17.63
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 1 17.54 17.63
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 1 foul 17.63
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 18.17w
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3 QU 17.23
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 17.23
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 17.23
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 17.23
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round 4 17.40
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round One 2 17.08
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 3 foul 17.08
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 4 16.17 17.08
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 4 17.40 17.40
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 4 foul 17.40
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 17.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 17.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 17.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 17.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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