Dwight Stones

Dwight Stones

Dwight Stones is a renowned American television commentator and a two-time Olympic bronze medalist and former three-time world record holder in the men’s high jump.  During his 16-year career, he won 19 national championships.  In 1984, Stones became the first athlete to both compete and serve as an announcer at the same Olympics.  Since then, he has been a colour analyst for all three major networks in the United States and continues to cover track and field on television.  Stones was one of the world’s top high jumpers from 1972 to 1984 and has been twice named the World Indoor Athlete of the Year by Track & Field News.  At age 18 during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, he took the bronze medal in the high jump.  He was a member of the 1984 US Olympic Team in Los Angeles and in 1991, was inducted into the Orange County Hall of Fame and 1998 – the National Track & Field Hall of Fame.

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