Larry Hart
Personal information
BornSeptember 17, 1946 (1946-09-17) (age 77)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing the  United States
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1975 Mexico City Hammer throw

Lawrence Thomas Hart (born September 17, 1946, in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American athlete who won the gold medal in the men's hammer throw event at the 1975 Pan American Games. He set his personal best (68.84 metres) on June 11, 1976, at a meet in Westwood, Los Angeles, California.

Hart has continued throwing into the Masters age divisions. On June 20, 2015, he set the American M65 record in the hammer throw,[1] surpassing his own previous mark and that of former rival Ed Burke.


  1. ^ "USATF - Statistics - Records". Archived from the original on November 26, 2007.