Mike Buncic

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Michael ("Mike") Buncic is a former NCAA record holder in the discus, born to Yugoslavian parents. He participated at the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics.

Buncic had the world's longest Discus Throw for the 1991 season on April 4, 1991 of 227'7" at Fresno, California. He was the US National Champion in 1995. He retired from competition in 1996.

Buncic was on the track team at the University of Kentucky. He has a masters degree from San Jose State University.

Buncic is now a physiology teacher at Wilcox High School in Santa Clara, California.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 10th Discus 62.46 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd Discus 62.06 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 18th Discus 59.12 m

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