Hollis Conway

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHollis•Conway
Used nameHollis•Conway
Born8 January 1967 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsACC/Nike International
NOC United States


Hollis Conway won two Olympic medals in the high jump, with a silver in 1988 and a bronze in 1992. Internationally he also won gold medals at the 1991 World Indoor Championships and the 1991 Universiade, earning a bronze at the 1991 World Championships, a silver at the 1989 Universiade and 1994 Goodwill Games, and a bronze at the 1991 Pan American Games.

Conway jumped in college at Southeastern Louisiana State University. He was NCAA Champion in 1989 and runner-up in 1988. Conway won five consecutive US Championships from 1990-94. He was world ranked in the top 4 every year from 1989-93, ranking #1 in 1990-91, and was the top ranked US jumper for seven straight years from 1988-94.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.40i (1991).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Hollis Conway
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1992 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Hollis Conway
High Jump, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze

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