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Name  LaMark Carter

Role  Olympic athlete
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Lamark carter demon former track and field athlete


LaMark Carter (born August 23, 1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American former triple jumper. His personal best was 17.44 m (57 ft 212 in), achieved in June 1998 in New Orleans. He was the silver medallist at the 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships and also the 1999 Pan American Games. He was a three-time national champion at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (1998, 1999 and 2001).

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He made the USA Olympic Team in 2000 but did not medal in the Sydney Games. At the US 2004 Olympic Team Trials he tested positive for the banned substance salbutamol. Carter was a three-time participant at the World Championships in Athletics.

He attended Captain Shreve High School and collegiately he competed for the Northwestern State Demons and Lady Demons. He holds the triple jump meet record for the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, having jumped 16.93 m (55 ft 612 in) in 1998.

National titles

  • USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Triple jump: 1998, 1999, 2001
  • References

    LaMark Carter Wikipedia


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