The couple Morris and Smith made headlines in August 2018, when Smith gave her a surprise by proposing her after her track meeting in Zurich.
Sandi Morris is a pole vaulter who represents the United States in pole vault competitions. She is a Rio-Olympics silver medalist and a two-time Indoor World Champion. Her outdoor personal best is 5.00 m (16 ft 5 in), while indoor personal best stands at 4.95m which she achieved at the World Championships Indoor in Birmingham, which was also the championship record. She is presently being coached by Brad Walker, a former pole vaulter who competed for the US. She turned professional with her partnership with Nike in 2015. She is married to Tyrone Smith, another track and field athlete. The couple Morris and Smith made headlines in August 2018, when Smith gave her a surprise by proposing her after her track meeting in Zurich. The couple then married in a little beach wedding setup in Key Largo, Florida.
In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Sandi, 23 then, was involved in a bizarre accident during a competition as her pole broke and a splinter injured her shoulder. She was unaware right away, though, that she had also fractured her wrist. She had to wait six weeks to resume her training for the American Olympic trials. She nevertheless performed well to place second at the trials and earn a spot in Rio. In Rio, she matched Olympic gold medalist Ekaterini Stefanidi’s clearance of 4.85m and almost missed the bar on her final effort, placing second on count-back as she had dropped more in earlier chances.
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Tyrone Smith is a professional long jumper from Bermuda.
No, Sandi Morris and Tyrone Smith do not have any kids.
Tyrone Smith is a track and field athlete who represents Bermuda in competitive long jump. Tyrone was born in Paget Parish on August 7, 1984. He was raised in the North Chicago suburb of Chicago, where he attended Novak-King Middle School and NCCHS. He participated in both the football and track and field teams at NCCHS. After high school, he attempted a collegiate career in both sports at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR), now known as the Missouri University of Science and Technology, ultimately electing to concentrate on track and field after his freshman year. In the long jump, Tyrone has earned three NCAA Division II All-American honors. In both the indoor and outdoor long jump, he owns the school record.
Tyrone is presently signed by Kallas Management. He competed in the World Indoor Championships and the Olympic Games in 2008, but did not make the finals. He represented Bermuda at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Smith advanced to the Olympic Games finals in 2012 and finished 12th with a jump of 7.70 m. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Smith competed in the long jump for Bermuda and carried the flag for Bermuda during the Parade of Nations . His personal best leap is 8.34 metres, which he achieved on May 5, 2017 during a gold medal performance at Houston, Texas, USA. This is also a Bermudian national record. He was named Athlete of the Year in Bermuda three times, in 2011, 2012, and 2013.