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Dave Maggard

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid L. "Dave"•Maggard
Used nameDave•Maggard
Born12 January 1940 in ?, Oklahoma (USA)
Measurements191 cm / 118 kg
AffiliationsSanta Clara Valley Youth Village, Santa Clara (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
NOC United States


Dave Maggard competed for Cal Berkeley and the Santa Clara Valley Youth Village. He was fourth at the 1962 NCAA shot put and at the AAU shot put, finished second in 1965 and 1968, third in 1967, and also placed in the top six in 1962-63 and 1967. He later returned to Cal as athletic director, but eventually took a similar position at the University of Miami and the University of Houston.

Personal Bests: SP – 20.53 (67-4¼) (1968); DT – 51.74 (169-9) (1964).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Dave Maggard
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 5

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
Member Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games USA Dave Maggard

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