Doug Nordquist

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDouglas "Doug"•Nordquist
Used nameDoug•Nordquist
Born20 December 1958 in San Gabriel, California (USA)
Measurements193 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsTiger International
NOC United States


Doug Nordquist competed in the high jump at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, placing fifth. Nordquist won the 1986 Goodwill Games high jump, placing second in that meet in 1990. He was TAC high jump champion in 1986 and 1988, finishing second in 1990, and placed second at the 1984 Olympic Trials. He competed for Washington State and Tiger International. Nordquist was ranked #3 in the world in 1986 and was twice #2 in the US rankings, in 1986 and 1990. He later became a band director for the California High School Entertainment Unit.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.36 (1990).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Doug Nordquist
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 5

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