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1973 – Born on April 18th in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia. Ethiopian long-distance track athlete. 1992 – Won the 5,000m and 10,000m races at the World Junior Championships. 1994 – Running a 12:56.96 in the 5,000m, he set his first world record. 1996 – He won a gold medal in Olympic 10,000-meter run. 2004-2006 – ..

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1875 – Born on the 24th of May in Baltimore County, Maryland. 1896 – He decided to compete in the first modern Olympics, Professor William Milligan Sloane suggested he should also try the discus. 1897 – Garrett was the IC4A shot put champion. 1900 – Garrett placed third in the shot put and the standing ..

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1982 – Justin Gatlin, born on the 10th of February in Brooklyn, New York. He is an American sprinter. He is an Olympic gold medalist who shares the world record in the 100 m sprint (with Asafa Powell), with a time of 9.77 seconds. 2000 – Arrived at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as a good ..

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1964 – Born on December 16th in Gera, East Germany. German athlete, competing in sprint, long jump and heptathlon. 1982 – At the age of 17, she came fourth in the long jump at the European Championships held in Athens. 1983 – still competing under her maiden name of Daute and representing East Germany, Heike ..

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1943 – Born in Troy, Alabama, on the 8th of June.   1964 – Reached the semi-finals of the 110 m hurdles event in his first olympic competition.   1968 – He reached the final and won in the 110 m hurdles: He said, "From the first step, the gun, I knew I had won ..

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1956 – Born on the 29th of  September in Chiswick, London. 1977 – Coe studied economics and social history at Loughborough University and won his first major race – an 800-metre event at the European indoor championships in San Sebastián, Spain. 1972 – He first ran against Ovett in a schools cross country race. 1978 ..

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1960 – Born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica on the 2nd of April. 1986 – He was the surprise winner of the 100 m at the European Championships and finished second at the Commonwealth Games. 1988 – Summer Olympics, Christie won silver behind Carl Lewis, though only after Ben Johnson, who set a new World Record ..

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1904 – He was born on the 4th of September in Dubuque, Iowa. 1928 – He was an American athlete who competed in the men’s pole vault.          – He competed in Athletics at the Summer Olympics in Amsterdam and won gold. 1983 – He died on the 12th of September in Santa Barbara, ..

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1909 – He was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, on the 24th of October. 1929 – Carr attended Mercersburg Academy before enrolling in the University of Pennsylvania. 1932 – Billy Carr had never run a major individual race before the Intercollegiate Championships and Olympic trials. 1932 – Carr went on to beat Eastman two more ..

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1945 – He was born on the 5th of June in Harlem, New York. 1967 – He was the gold medalist at 200 meters at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and set indoor world bests in the 60-yard dash (5.9) and 220-yard dash (20.2). 1968 – Carlos became a founding member of ..

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