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Larry Questad

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLawrence Ronald "Larry"•Questad
Used nameLarry•Questad
Born10 July 1943 in Livingston, Montana (USA)
Died29 October 2020 in Boise, Idaho (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsSouthern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Larry Questad was NCAA 100 yard champion in 1963, and was runner-up that year in the 220 yards to Henry Carr. Questad ran for Stanford and the Southern Cal Striders. After earning All-American honors at Stanford, he graduated in 1966 and then earned an MBA from Southern Cal in 1968. He was later inducted as a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Questad won the 100 and 200 at the 1963 World Games in Helsinki.

Questad became a mechanical engineer with IBM, working in Raleigh, North Carolina; San Antonio, Texas; and Princeton, New Jersey; before settling in Boise, Idaho. He later purchased Superior Steel Products, in Caldwell, Idaho, which made storage and transportation tanks, a company he sold to his sons in 2011.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.0 (1968); 200 – 20.28 (1968); 400 – 48.7 (1963).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Larry Questad
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 6