Chris Dunn

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Inducted

Chris soared to Olympic heights with the Fosbury Flop before it even had a name. His 7 ft 3 inch jump in the 1972 Olympic trials earned him a berth on the U.S. team in Munich, Germany where he
cleared 6 ft 11 1/2 inches to finish 24th. He cleared 7 ft 2 inches or better in NCAA indoors, Penn Relays, Martin Luther King games and ICHA Championships in 1972. Chris was an outstanding jumper at
Newark High School and Colgate University where he won the state “open” decathlon in 1970 after the close of the scholastic season. Chris was named the 1972 “Delaware Athlete of the Year’. In 1973 he
bested Dwight Stones who had finished third in the 1972 Olympics. He competed until 1983 with his best jump ever of 7 ft 3 1/2 inches as a touring professional with the International Track
Association.

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