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Kory Tarpenning

Full name: Kory Merrill Tarpenning
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: February 27, 1962 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Pacific Coast Club, Long Beach (USA) / Nike, Beaverton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Kory Tarpenning was a pole vaulter who competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games. Tarpenning also competed at the 1991 World Indoors, the 1992 World Cup, and the 1994 Grand Prix Final. He was US Champion in 1988-89 outdoors. He jumped in college at Linn-Benton Community College in Oregon, and later at the University of Oregon, where he was second at the 1984 NCAA Meet.

Tarpenning settled in Monaco, where he was involved in the opening of the first Starbucks in that country. He started Tar.ca, which ran a portfolio of various companies, based out of Monaco.

Personal Best: PV – 5.89 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 10
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 4

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC C/F/P
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 10 5.50 0 0
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.10 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.25 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.40 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.50 metres 1T o 0 0 5.50
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.60 metres 6T p 0 0 5.50
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5.65 metres 6T xxx 0 0 5.50
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4T QC 5.40 0 0
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 4T 5.40 0 0
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.30 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.40 metres 1T o 0 0 5.40
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.45 metres 2T p 0 0 5.40
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.50 metres 4T p 0 0 5.40
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.55 metres 4T xpp 0 0 5.40
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 4 5.75 2 2
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.20 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.30 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.40 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.50 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.55 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.60 metres 1T o 0 0 5.60
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.65 metres 2T p 0 0 5.60
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.70 metres 4T p 0 0 5.60
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.75 metres 2 xxo 2 2 5.75
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 5.80 metres 4 xxx 2 2 5.75
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round 5 QU 5.60 1 3
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 2 5.60 1 3
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 4.80 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.00 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.20 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.30 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.40 metres 5T xo 1 1 5.40
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.50 metres 7 xo 1 2 5.50
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.55 metres 7 p 1 2 5.50
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5.60 metres 2 xo 1 3 5.60
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