Dave Stephens (javelin thrower)

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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.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
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


  1. ^ Ortega, John (July 17, 1996). "Stephens Makes U.S. Olympic Team as a Throw-In". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 2, 2019.