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Dick Stebbins

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRichard Vaughn "Dick"•Stebbins
Used nameDick•Stebbins
Born14 June 1945 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsSouthern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Dick Stebbins ran for Grambling College. He placed second in the 1964 Final Trials, but in Tokyo failed to fulfill expectations and finished seventh in the Olympic final. He was in better form in the relay when the U.S. took the gold medals with a new world record of 39.0. In 1967, Dick Stebbins tried pro football briefly, but never survived training camp to play in an NFL game. He later became a middle school social studies teacher in Maryland.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.2 (1965); 100 – 10.2 (1964); 200 – 20.4 (1966).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Dick Stebbins
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold