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JUD LOGAN
Event: Hammer Throw
Height: 6-4
Weight: 275
PR: Hammer 268-8 (1988)
Born: July 19, 1959, in Canton, Ohio
Current Residence: North Canton, Ohio
High School: Hoover HS, North Canton, Ohio '77
College: Kent State '81
Coach: self
Agent: John Nubani
Club: M-F Athletic TC
Career Highlights: Four-time Olympian; 1992 Olympic Trials Champion; placed 3rd at 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials; 1984, 85, 87, 91 U.S. Outdoor champ.

Logan had bests of 49-11 (SP) and 171-11 (DT) in high school, and did not even qualify for the state meet. "And I made it to three Olympics. That's what I tell kids now: never give up on your dreams."...A tight end in football, he played in high school, as well as two-and-a-half seasons for Kent State...was a walk-on to the track team...is in the practice of giving his medals away to children who watch the competition: "I'm not into collecting or saving medals. Maybe it will mean more to them than it will to me. But it makes me feel good."...Works as the throws coach at Ashland University in Ohio. The oldest top-level U.S. track star, he turned 40 in 1999: "I'm going to keep throwing until there are three guys who can keep me off the Olympic team. As long as I can make the A standards for the Worlds and Olympics, and keep making teams, I'm going to keep doing it."

2000: 3rd at Olympic Trials (71.02/233-0)...achieved Olympic "A" qualifier of 75.62/248-1 on Aug. 12 at Rudlingen, Switzerland...failed to make Olympic final (68.40/224-5)...ranked #3 U.S. by T&FN...best of 75.62/248-1.
1999: 3rd at USA Outdoors...did not meet qualifying standard to compete at World Champs...best of 239-10.
1998: 2nd in USA Outdoors (233-10)...6th in Goodwill Games (232-11)...6th in World Cup (231-4)...ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 244-0.
1997: Won WT at USA Indoor (74-0.75)...2nd in USA Outdoors...25th in qualifying at World Champs...ranked #2 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 249-10.
1993-96: Did not compete.
1992: Won Olympic Trials (262-10)...disqualified after placing 4th in Olympic Games; tested positive for illegal substance...best of 263-5.
1991: Won USA Outdoors (244-10)...silver in Pan-Am Games...19th in qualifying at World Champs (229-9)...ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 255-7.
1990: 2nd in USA Outdoors...ranked #2 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 253-0.
1989: 3rd at USA Outdoors...ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 256-0.
1988: 2nd in USA Outdoors...3rd in Olympic Trials...19th in qualifying at Olympic Games... ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 268-8AR.
1987: Won USA Outdoors (259-4)...gold in Pan-Am Games (253-5)...14th in qualifying at World Champs (245-5)...ranked #1 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 260-4.
1986: Won WT at USA Indoor (77-1.25)...2nd in USA Outdoors...ranked #1 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 265-4.
1985: Won WT at USA Indoor (74-7.25)...Won USA Outdoors (250-2)...3rd in World Cup...ranked #1 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 253-5.
1984: Won WT at USA Indoor (75-3.25)...won USA Outdoors (240-6)...2nd in Olympic Trials...14th in qualifying at Olympic Games...ranked #2 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 244-7.
1983: 12th in USA Outdoors...best of 222-0.
1982: 17th in USA Outdoors...best of 210-2.
1981: 15th in NCAA qualifying...best of 195-8.

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