Preston Morrand Carrington (born June 12, 1949) is an American former long jumper who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics.[1] He ran collegiately for Wichita State University.

He set his personal best in the qualifying round of the Olympics, 8.22 m (26 ft 11+12 in), which would have won a silver medal if it were in the final.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Preston Carrington". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 19, 2012.