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Olympics – 1984 – Los Angeles Games – Mens Discus Throw Qualifying – USA Mac Wilkins – With Al Michaels


Mac Wilkins competed for the United States in the 1976 the Montreal Summer Games in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in the discus throw where he won the gold medal with a distance of 221′ 5″ to defeat Wolfgang Schmidt of East Germany by four feet….then Wilkins qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team but did not compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott….after which he won a silver medal in the discus throw at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games…..and being as good as Mac Wilkins was, he then placed 5th in the 1988 Seoul Summer Games. 

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