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Charles Mays

Full name: Charles Mays
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 3, 1941 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 11, 2005 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Grand Street Boys' Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Charles Mays was AAU indoor long jump champion in 1962 and 1964. He competed for the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, and the Grand Street Boys Association. He was second at the outdoor AAU long jump in 1964 and 1966. While in college he won the All-Eastern Track & Field long jump.

Mays graduated with a degree in mathematics. From 1978-82 he was an assemblyman for the 31st District in New York. He also was involved in community service as a coach for the Grand Street Boys Club. Mays worked briefly with Operation Step Up which planned sports activities, was President of the Black Athletes Hall of Fame, which unfortunately later folded. In 1979 Mays was a recipient of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Award. In 1982 he was inducted into the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletic Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.1 (1968); 440y – 48.2 (1961); HJ – 1.95 (6-4¾) (1961); LJ – 8.01 (26-3½) (1964); TJ – 14.79 (48-6½) (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA AC r2/2

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round AC NM
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Three NP foul NM
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6 QU 7.85
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 7.85
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 7.85
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 7.85
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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