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Payton Jordan

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Late monitor and field legend most widely known for coaching the 1968 U.S. Olympic group which won an archive 24 medals. He led Occidental University to ten little league game titles and two NAIA monitor and field championships. He received two national game titles as a monitor and field athlete in the University or college of Southern California and was an associate of the group which set a global record in the 440-backyard relay. He arranged an individual globe record in the 80+ generation with a period of 30.89 seconds in the 200 meter dash. He was wedded to a female called Margie for 66 years until her loss of life in 2006. He coached monitor and field athlete Tommie Smith in the 1968 Olympic Video games.

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Full Name Payton Jordan
Date Of Birth March 19, 1917
Died February 5, 2009, Laguna Hills, California, United States
Place Of Birth Whittier, CA
Height 1.85 m
Weight 96 kg
Profession Coach
Education University of Southern California, Pasadena High School
Nationality American
Parents Jerry Payton, Kathy Payton
Star Sign Pisces

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