Tommy Haynes

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas Zarlef "Tommy"•Haynes
Used nameTommy•Haynes
Born14 July 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee (USA)
Measurements177 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


Tommy Haynes was a triple jumper at Middle Tennessee State who won the AAU Championship in 1976, and the AAU indoors in 1975-77. He was NCAA indoor champion in 1974 and also won the AAU indoors in the long jump in 1977. He was third in the NCAA outdoor triple jump in 1974. Haynes also won a silver medal in the triple at the 1975 Pan American Games. He later became head track coach at West Point.

Personal Bests: LJ – 8.14 (26-8½) (1974); TJ – 17.20 (56-5½) (1975).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Tommy Haynes
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 5

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