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Mike Conley

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Inducted: 2004, athlete

Born: October 5, 1962 - Chicago, Illinois

Events
Triple Jump - 17.86 m
Long Jump - 8.46 m


Possibly the greatest combination long and triple jumper of all time, Mike Conley was ranked top ten in the world an amazing ten times in the long jump and 14 times in the triple jump. A two-time Olympic triple jump medalist (silver in 1984, gold in 1992), Conley was a five-time World Outdoor Championships team member, winning the bronze medal in long jump in 1983, triple jump silver medal in 1987, bronze in 1991 and gold in 1993. A two-time World Indoor Championships team member, he won the long jump bronze medal in 1989. He also won the gold medal in the triple jump in 1987 & 1989 at the World Indoor Championships. Conley was the World Cup long jump champion in 1985, and triple jump champion in 1989. A six-time USA Outdoor triple jump champion, Conley also won the long jump at the 1985 USA Outdoor Championships, furthering his place as one of the greatest combination long and triple jumpers ever. As a collegian at the University of Arkansas, Conley was the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor long and triple jump champion in 1984-’85, and the NCAA Indoor triple jump champion in 1983, 1984 & 1985. The former world indoor triple jump record holder, Conley owns the current U.S. triple jump indoor record at 17.76 meters/58 feet, 3.25 inches.

Records Held
World Record (indoor): Triple Jump - 17.76 m (February 27, 1987 - )
American Record (indoor): Triple Jump - 17.76 m (February 27, 1987 - )

Championships
1984 Olympic Games: Triple Jump (2nd)
1992 Olympic Games: Triple Jump - 17.63 m (1st)
1983 World Outdoor Championships: Long Jump (3rd)
1985 World Cup: Long Jump (1st)
1987 World Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.54 m (1st)
1987 World Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump (2nd)
1989 World Cup: Triple Jump (1st)
1989 World Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.65 m (1st)
1989 World Indoor Championships: Long Jump (3rd)
1993 World Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.86 m (1st)
1984 U.S. Olympic Trials: Triple Jump - 17.50 m (1st)
1985 USA Indoor Championships: Long Jump - 8.22 m (1st)
1985 USA Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.40 m (1st)
1985 USA Outdoor Championships: Long Jump - 8.53 m (1st)
1986 USA Indoor Championships: Long Jump - 8.27 m (1st)
1986 USA Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.34 m (1st)
1987 USA Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.76 m (1st)
1987 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.87 m (1st)
1988 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.35 m (1st)
1989 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.50 m (1st)
1992 USA Indoor Championships: Triple Jump - 16.98 m (1st)
1993 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.69 m (1st)
1994 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.51 m (1st)
1995 USA Outdoor Championships: Triple Jump - 17.18 m (1st)
1983 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump - 17.22 m (1st)
1983 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump (1st)
1984 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump - 16.98 m (1st)
1984 NCAA Indoor: Long Jump (1st)
1984 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump (1st)
1984 NCAA Oudoor: Triple Jump - 17.35 m (1st)
1984 NCAA Oudoor: Long Jump - 8.23 m (1st)
1984 NCAA Outdoor: Long Jump (1st)
1984 NCAA Outdoor: Triple Jump (1st)
1985 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump - 17.06 m (1st)
1985 NCAA Indoor: Long Jump (1st)
1985 NCAA Indoor: Triple Jump (1st)
1985 NCAA Outdoor: Triple Jump - 17.72 m (1st)
1985 NCAA Outdoor: Long Jump - 8.28 m (1st)
1985 NCAA Outdoor: Long Jump (1st)
1985 NCAA Outdoor: Triple Jump (1st)

Education
high school: Luther South HS (Chicago, Illinois), 1981
undergraduate: University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, Arkansas), 1985

Occupations
USA Track & Field Executive Director of Elite Athlete Programs

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