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Johnson , Dave
Dave Johnson was born in 1963 and participated in track & field at Crescent Valley High School, Western Oregon University, Linn-Benton Community College and Azusa Pacific University. He won United States national decathlon titles in 1986, 1989, 1990 and 1992. In 1988, he finished 9th in the Olympic Games, and in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games he won a bronze medal despite a foot injury. Johnson has won the Mt. SAC Relays decathlon a record four times. In 1989, he held the American decathlon record and was also the World University Games decathlon champion. Johnson was inducted into the Mt. San Antonio College Relays Athletes Hall of Fame in 2000 and was inducted into the State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2005. He concluded his career with a personal record of 8,727 points.