Kathy McMillan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kathy McMillan
Personal information
Born November 7, 1957

Kathy McMillan (Kathy Laverne McMillan; born November 7, 1957 in Raeford, North Carolina) is a retired American athlete, who mainly competed in the long jump event.

She competed for the United States at the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Canada, where she won the silver medal in the Women's Long Jump event as an 18 year old. She attended Tennessee State University.

While running for Hoke County High School, in Raeford, North Carolina she set the still standing NFHS National High School Record in the Long Jump of 22 ft 3 in (6.78 m) while participating in the Jack in the Box Invitational at UCLA on June 12, 1976.[1]