Thomas Hill (athlete)
|Full name||Thomas Lionel Hill|
|Born||New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
November 17, 1949 (age 65)
Hill was among the world's best high hurdlers in the early 1970s and ranked as the number one in the event in the world in 1970. He was on the June 1970 cover of Track and Field News. He competed for the United States in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany, where he won the bronze medal in the men's 110 metre hurdles event.
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Following his retirement from the sport, Hill has pursued a career in athletic and academic administration. He earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Florida and served as assistant athletic director at both Tulane University and University of Oklahoma. He later served as Dean of Students at Florida, before moving to his current role as Vice President for Student Affairs at Iowa State University.
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- "Division Cabinet Members: Thomas L. Hill". Iowa State University, Division of Student Affairs. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26.
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