Gary Carlsen

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Gary David Carlsen (born May 12, 1945 in Ashland, Kentucky) is a retired male discus thrower from the United States. He represented his native country at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where he ended up in sixth place in the overall-rankings. Carlsen is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's discus event at the 1967 Summer Universiade and at the 1967 Pan American Games.


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Gary Carlsen". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05.