Jack Pierce (athlete)

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Jack Pierce
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze 1992 Barcelona 110 m hurdles
World Championships
Silver 1991 Tokyo 110 m hurdles
Bronze 1993 Stuttgart 110 m hurdles

Jack Warren Pierce (born September 23, 1962 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey)[1] is an American former hurdling athlete

Raised in Woodbury, New Jersey, he graduated Woodbury High School in 1980.[2] He attended the Morgan State University on a track scholarship.[3]

He stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and during his Olympic competition he weighed 185 pounds (84 kg). At the 1991 World Championships, Pierce placed second behind Greg Foster,[1] and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Pierce finished third.[1] Jack's personal best time was 12.94 seconds.[1]

He was coached by Norman Tate, a former triple jumper who competed at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d iaaf.org - Athletes - Jack Pierce biography. Retrieved on June 15, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Bloom, Mark (1994-02-01). TRACK AND FIELD; World's No. 2 Hurdler Has a No. 1 Problem. New York Times. Retrieved on 2010-11-18.
  3. ^ Jack Pierce Biography - usatf.org. Retrieved on November 25, 2008.

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