S&T All-American competes in Olympic long jump

Tyrone Smith, Hist’07, a former All-America long jumper at Missouri S&T, finished in 16th place Aug. 12 in the qualifying round of the long jump at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero.

Smith, who was chosen to carry the flag during the opening ceremonies for his home country, Bermuda, was among the top 12 through the first two rounds but was passed in the standings during the course of the third round.

At Missouri S&T, Smith won the Great Lakes Valley Conference championships in the indoor and outdoor long jump in 2006 and again at the 2007 indoor meet. In 2006, he was named regional field event Athlete of the Year by the NCAA for the Great Lakes Regions indoor season and was named GLVC Male Athlete of the Year. He was inducted into the GLVC Hall of Fame in 2014.

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