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The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame – Kathy McMillan


These track shoes were worn by Kathy McMillan in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. McMillan, a Raeford native, was a top track and field athlete of the 1970s and 1980s. She won a silver medal in the long jump at the 1976 Montreal Olympics and a gold medal in the long jump in the 1979 Pan American Games in San Juan Puerto Rico. McMillan also captured numerous jump and sprint titles at Hoke County High School and Tennessee State University.


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