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Les Tipton

Full name: Leslie Eugene "Les" Tipton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: March 19, 1942 in Longview, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Oregon Track Club, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Les Tipton was NCAA javelin champion in 1964, competing for the University of Oregon. He also finished fifth in that event in 1962. He was fifth at the AAU Meet in 1969. Tipton competed at both the 1964 and 1972 Olympic Trials, finishing second in 1964 and fifth in 1968. Tipton graduated from Oregon with a degree in art and returned to the school to obtain a masters’ degree in art. He later became a college professor.

Personal Best: JT – 80.42 (263-10) (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 16 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 16 70.74
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round One 15 65.95
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Two 12 70.74 70.74
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Three NP 70.03
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