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Name  Billy Olson

Role  Olympic athlete
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Education  Abilene Christian University

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Billy Olson (born July 19, 1958) is a retired American Olympic pole vaulter who held several world records, including the first 19-foot indoor pole vault. Olson participated in the 1988 Summer Olympics and was to have been part of the U.S. team for the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics.


Olson vaulted for Abilene High School and Abilene Christian University, from which he graduated. He was Inducted into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame, Class of 2012.

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