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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track & Field – Mens Pole Vault – Finals – USA Mike Tully

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Michael Scott “Mike” Tully (born October 21, 1956) is an American pole vaulter….who represented the United States twice in the Olympics….earning a silver in 1984 Los Angeles Games….as he held the American pole vault record from 1984 to 1985.  Tully won the first two World Cup competitions in 1977 and 1979 at the IAAF World Cup.  He competed at the 1983 World Championships without registering a valid mark.  In a one-month period in 1984 he raised the American record three times by a total of almost three inches….after taking the American record from Jeff Buckingham, At the Pan American Games he won gold medals in 1983 and 1987….both times with championship records….first 5.45 metres then 5.71 metres.  He also finished fourth at the 1986 Goodwill Games.

 

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