|Born||May 17, 1929|
|Died||February 21, 1996 (aged 66)|
Champaign, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Illinois|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||4.65 m (1952i)|
Donald Robert Laz (May 17, 1929 – February 21, 1996) was an American pole vaulter. He won a silver medal at the 1952 Olympics and a bronze at the 1955 Pan American Games. Domestically he held the NCAA title in 1951 and shared the AAU title in 1953. After retiring from competitions he worked as an architect in Champaign, Illinois, and retired after suffering a stroke.
In January 1951 Laz married Nancy June Barber They had a son Doug, who also became a competitive pole vaulter.