Larry Questad

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Larry Questad
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Born (1943-07-10) July 10, 1943 (age 71)
Livingston, Montana

Lawrence Ronald "Larry" Questad (born July 10, 1943) is a retired track and field athlete from the United States who specialized in sprinting events.

College career[edit]

He was a mediocre football and basketball player, but excelled at track at Park High School in Livingston, Montana, Questad went on to Stanford University where he was the 1963 NCAA champion in the 100 yard dash sprint with a time of 9.7 seconds.[1][2] Questad was a three-time All-American in the 100 yard dash, the 220, and the 440. His time in the 220, 20.74 seconds, remains the Stanford record, tied with James Lofton. He is a member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.[1]

Olympics[edit]

Questad qualified for the 1968 Summer Olympics in the 200 meters and finished sixth in the finals.[3]

After track[edit]

Questad purchased Superior Steel, a supplier of bulk storage and transportation tanks in Caldwell, Idaho, in 1995 and ran the business until 2011, when he sold it to his sons.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hall of Fame Profile: Larry Questad". Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Larry Questad" (PDF). Montana High School Association. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Men's 200 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Company History". Superior Steel Products, Inc. Retrieved August 31, 2012.