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Larry Myricks

Full name: Lawrence Ellwyne "Larry" Myricks
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: March 10, 1956 in Clinton, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Mississippi College/Bud Light America
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Larry Myricks made four US Olympic teams – 1976, 1984, and 1988, and the 1980 team that did not compete. He won a bronze medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Myricks also won bronze medals at the World Championships in 1987 and 1991. He won gold medals at the 1979 and 1989 World Cups, the 1987 and 1989 World Indoors, and the 1980 Freedom Games in Philadelphia. He also won a silver medal at the 1986 Goodwill Games and the 1987 Pan American Games.

Myricks won the 1976 and 1979 NCAA titles while competing for Mississippi College, winning both indoors and outdoors in 1979. Myricks was TAC Champion in 1979-80. A top sprinter as well, he placed second in the 200 in 1983 and third in 1984 at the TAC Meet.

Personal Best: LJ – 8.74 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 3 QR
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 4
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3 QU 7.92
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3 7.92
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 10 7.55
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 11 7.67 7.67
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 7.92
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 4 8.16
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One 3 8.06
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 3 7.99 8.06
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 4 foul 8.06
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 4 8.00 8.06
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 3 8.16 8.16
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 6.28
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 8.02 7.80
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 8.02 7.80
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 7.80
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1T 8.02 8.02
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 3 8.27
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round One 3 8.14
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 2 8.27 8.27
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 3 foul 8.27
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 3 8.17 8.27
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 3 foul 8.27
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 8.19
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1 8.19
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 8.19
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 8.19
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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