Rick Noji Franklin High School 1985 Track
SPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame • Seattle WA
High School Metro champion in the 100M, high jump, long jump and 4x100 relay Set all-time high jump record at 7’ 4 ½’’, which still stands today Won four State championship titles (200M, high jump, and long jump) College Six-time All-American high jump specialist at the University of Washington, holding school’s high jump record at 7’ 6’’ Won PAC 10 Title Finished 2nd in NCAA Indoor Championships and 3rd in NCAA Outdoor Championships Professional Competed in three World Championships and four US Olympic Trials Standing at 5’8”, set his personal best height at 7’7” – almost 2’ above his head Placed 2nd all-time in the world for height overhead ratio for high jumpers Ranked 3rd in the Nation for high jumpers, and ranked 10th in the World Other Inducted into Husky Hall of Fame (1999) and WIAA Hall of Fame (2010) Inducted into the Robert Chin Foundation Asian Hall of Fame
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