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						Larry Myricks

Larry Myricks

Date of Birth March 10, 1956
Age 67 years, 0 months, 29 days
Place of Birth Clinton
Country United States
Profession Jumper
Horoscope Pisces

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Larry Myricks is a famous Jumper, born on March 10, 1956 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, Larry Myricks’s net worth is $5 Million.

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Larry Myricks (born 10 March 1956) is an American former athlete, who mainly competed in the long jump event. He is a two-time winner of the World Indoor Championships (1987, 1989) and a two-time winner of the World Cup (1979, 1989). He also won a bronze medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, and bronze medals at the World Championships in 1987 and 1991..

Myricks was born in Clinton, Mississippi. A durable jumper, he first broke onto the track scene in 1976. While competing for Mississippi College, he was the NCAA Champion in the long jump. He followed that with a second place at the U. S. Olympic Trials, beating defending Olympic champion Randy Williams in the process. At the 1976 Olympics, he broke his foot while warming up for the final and was unable to compete. His teammates Arnie Robinson and Williams finished 1 and 2. The three American jumpers had been easily the top three jumpers in qualifying.

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In 1979 he won again the NCAA Championship, this time both indoors and outdoors. He was also the US National Champion (27–2), and World Cup Champion (8.52 m). He repeated as U.S. national champion in 1980 and in 1989.

Larry Myricks Net Worth

Larry Myricks is one of the richest Jumper & listed on most popular Jumper. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Larry Myricks's net worth $5 Million.

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In 1979 he won again the NCAA Championship, this time both indoors and outdoors. He was also the US National Champion (27–2), and World Cup Champion (8.52 m). He repeated as U.S. national champion in 1980 and in 1989.

He was also a useful 200 m sprinter, with a best of 20.03 s at the US National Championships in 1983 behind his nemesis Carl Lewis, who along with Mike Powell overshadowed him for most of his career. He ran the 200 at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics. Myricks won the U.S. nationals in the 200 meters in 1988.

He set his personal best of 8.74 m (28′ 8″) in the long jump at the 1988 Olympic Trials. That jump still ranks Myricks as the number 5 long jumper ever. It was the trials record, for a few minutes, until surpassed by Carl Lewis. After qualifying for four straight Olympic teams, Myricks returned in 1992 as a 36-year-old to a fifth Olympic Trials, finishing in seventh place.

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Myricks was the third-place jumper at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men’s Long Jump when Lewis and Mike Powell were fighting over the world record, what many consider the greatest long jump competition ever.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Jumper. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Larry Myricks celebrates birthday on March 10 of every year.

Myricks is also a graduate of Mississippi College. He was coached there by Joe Walker (now at Ole Miss). Larry Myricks was suspended (May 1990) by the TAC after a positive test for a banned stimulant before the 1990 U.S. Championships. This suspension was extended to a lifetime ban for two subsequent positive tests. He was later reinstated after having served only one year.

Based on a statistical comparison of 8.16 meters, Myricks had more competitions (170) over that mark than any other competitor. Moving that comparison to 8.50 m, he ranks second (17) to Carl Lewis (39) (as of 1996; since 1996, only 9 jumpers have jumped 8.50). Myricks’ last 8.50 in 1991, at the age of 35, is tied with Lewis’ mark from the 1996 Olympics as the M35 Masters World Record.

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