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1933 – Born on the 9th of December in Plainfield, New Jersey. He is an American decathlon athlete of the 1950s. 1952 – Attended Plainfield High School and competed in track and swimming.          – Campbell won silver medal in Olympic decathlon.          – He has received numerous honors, including being named the ..

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1982 – Veronica Campbell was born to Cecil Campbell and Pamella Bailey in Trelawny, Jamaica on May 15th. She follows in a long line of great Jamaican sprinters and the 23-year-old will be hoping to add to her impressive resume with a Commonwealth title in the women’s 200 metres.          – She is a ..

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1933 – Lee Quincy Calhoun was born on the 23rd of February in Laurel, Mississippi. American athlete.          – Calhoun graduated from Roosevelt High School where he was persuaded to become a high jumper. 1955 – Drafted into the Army and returned to North Carolina Central University where he set world bests in the ..

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1960 – She was born on the 6th of July in Greenwood, Mississippi. 1984 – She won gold medal in Olympic 200-meter dash.          – She won gold medal in Olympic 400-meter dash.          – She was co-won gold medal in Olympic 4×400-meter relay. 1988 – Brisco competed in the Olympic Games, which ..

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1977 – He was born on the 28th of December. 2004 – He won bronze medal in Olympic men’s 400-meter race.          – He co-won gold medal in Olympic men’s 4×400-meter relay.          – He went to Klein Forest High Scho..

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1939 – He was  born on the 9th of May.          – He studied in Tennessee State University. 1960 – He was an all around athletic star, but he is best remembered for his successes in the long jump.          – Boston won the National Collegiate Athletic Association title in the long jump ..

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1936 – Born on August 8th. American track and field athlete. 1952 – He ran under Olympic coach Bruce Hamilton. 1953-1954 – He was the state champion in the 880-yard run, breaking the existing record each year–a record then held by Los Gatos High School runner Bob Chambers. 1956 – Bowden was part of the ..

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1918 – Born on the 26th of April in Lage Vuursche (near Baarn) to Arnoldus and Helena Koen. 1935-1936 – Having started competing in athletics, she took part in the Summer Olympics a year later. 1948 – She was a Dutch athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London. ..

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1932 – Born on the 7th of August in Montgomery, Ethiopia. Ethiopian marathon runner. 1956 – The son of a shepherd, Bikila began running at age 24. 1960 – Won a gold medal and set an unofficial world record while running barefoot at the 60’s Olympic Games in Rome.         –  He was little known ..

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