For alumnus Tyrone Smith, a third trip to the Olympics

Tyrone Smith, a 2007 history graduate, will compete in the Olympics next month in Rio De Janiero.

Tyrone Smith, a 2007 history graduate, will compete in the Olympics next month in Rio De Janiero.

A decade ago, Tyrone Smith was in the process of completing one of the top careers by a student-athlete at Missouri S&T, one that saw him earn three All-America awards in the long jump and finish as the national runner-up on two occasions.

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S&T Olympian finishes 15th in long jump at Beijing

Former Missouri S&T All-America performer Tyrone Smith narrowly missed
earning a berth in the finals of the long jump competition Saturday, finishing
in 15th place overall in the qualifying rounds of the event at the XXIX Olympic
Games.

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