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In the swim of things: Engineering student competes in Olympics

Posted by on September 7, 2016

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For as long as he can remember, Shawn Wallace loved the water, and swimming is his favorite pastime. This past summer, that pastime took him to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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For alumnus Tyrone Smith, a third trip to the Olympics

Posted by on July 14, 2016

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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

Posted by on August 18, 2008

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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