Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Track
Inducted: 2023
Country: USA
Born: December 6, 1953 in Los Angeles, California

Dwight Stones

A native of Los Angeles, Dwight Stones dominated the high jump, setting 10 world records, winning two Olympic bronze medals and 19 national championships in a 16-year career.

He set 13 American records and made an unprecedented three Olympic teams.

Stones was twice named World Indoor Athlete of the Year by Track & Field News, and was inducted into the U.S. Track Hall of Fame, the California Sports Hall of Fame as well as the Orange County Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

In 1984, Dwight became the first athlete to both compete and to be an announcer at the same Olympics. He has since served as a television analyst, including the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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