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Lance Deal

Full name: Lance Earl Deal
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 256 lbs (116 kg)
Born: August 21, 1961 in Riverton, Wyoming, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Lance Deal was the top US hammer thrower of the 1990s, winning a silver medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and gold medals at the 1995 and 1999 Pan American Games. In 1996 he also won the Grand Prix Final. Deal competed at the World Championships in 1991, 1993, 1995, and 1999, with a best finish of fifth in 1995. He competed at four consecutive Olympics from 1988-2000.

Deal attended Montana State University. He was a nine-time US Champion outdoors with three runner-up finishes and three third places. Deal later worked for the University of Oregon as director of track & field venues, after serving as the throws coach at Oregon. He is a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, the Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2014 was elected into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Personal Best: HT – 82.52 (1996).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 17 QR
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 7
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 2 Silver
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 16 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 17 73.66
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 9 73.66
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 11 71.72 71.72
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 73.66
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 7 76.84
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 6 76.84 76.84
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 7 74.92 76.84
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 7 foul 76.84
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 7 75.06 76.84
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 76.42
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4 QU 77.00
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3 77.00
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 5 75.58 75.58
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 77.00
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round 2 81.12
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 9 76.94 76.94 NM
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 9 75.62 76.94 75.62
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 8 77.26 77.26
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 81.12
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU 78.56
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 78.56
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 4 75.10
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 4 76.34 76.34
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 78.56
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics United States Qualifying Round 16 75.61
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 8 75.61
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 8 73.84
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 7 75.61 75.61
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 73.93
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