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Encyclopedia > Mike Conley (track athlete)
Gold
medal
1992
Barcelona
Athletics
Men's triple jump
Silver
medal
1984
Los Angeles
Athletics
Men's triple jump

Michael "Mike" Conley (born October 5, 1962 in Chicago) is an American track & field athlete competing in the triple jump. He is one of only four men in the history of the event to jump over 18 m. He is also a former Olympic champion in the event. Subject: The Olympic Rings. ... The Games of the XXV Olympiad were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The Games of the XXIII Olympiad were held in 1984 in Los Angeles, United States. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... The triple jump is an athletics (track and field) event, previously also known as hop, step and jump, whose various names describe the actions a competitor takes. ... Image of a man on the Pioneer plaque sent to interstellar space A man is a male human adult, in contrast to an adult female, which is a woman. ... The metre, or meter, is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International dUnités). ... An Olympiad is a period of four years between two celebrations of the Olympic Games. ...

Olympic medalists in athletics (men) | Olympic champions in men's triple jump
Gustaf Lindblom | Vilho Tuulos | Nick Winter | Mikio Oda | Chuhei Nambu | Naoto Tajima | Arne Åhman | Adhemar da Silva (twice) | Józef Schmidt (twice) | Viktor Sanyeyev (thrice) | Jaak Uudmäe | Al Joyner | Khristo Markov | Mike Conley | Kenny Harrison | Jonathan Edwards | Christian Olsson

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