David Eldon Stephens (born February 8, 1962) is a retired male javelin thrower from United States, who twice represented his native country at the Summer Olympics: in 1988 and 1996. He set his personal best (83.88 metres) with the old javelin type on May 3, 1991, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Stephens is a 1987 graduate of California State University, Northridge.
|Representing the United States|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||14th (q)||78.42 m|
|1991||Pan American Games||Havana, Cuba||8th||69.80 m|
|World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||24th (q)||75.10 m|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||15th (q)||79.18 m|
- Ortega, John (July 17, 1996). "Stephens Makes U.S. Olympic Team as a Throw-In". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
- Dave Stephens at World Athletics
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Dave Stephens". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.