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The World's Greatest Athlete
   was released in   
1973
Joel Pott
   has been a vocalist in   
Athlete
Redshirt
   means   
An Athlete Who Spends a Year Not Participating in Official Athletic Activities, but Does Not Lose His or Her Eligibility to Participate in Following Years
In collegiate sports
1995
   Grand National was won by   
Royal Athlete
Bob Mathias
   was an   
Athlete
D.September 2, 2006. Decathlon winner at 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympics. California Congressman 1967-1975
Athlete
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Hurricane
2007
Peter Snell
   is known as a   
Track & Field Athlete
Born 1938. Is known for the three Olympic gold medals he won.
John Walker
   is known as a   
Track & Field Athlete
Won gold at the 1,500 metres in 1976
Jack Lovelock
   is known as a   
Track & Field Athlete
1910-1949, was a 1936 Olympic champion winning 1500 metres in Berlin
Sir Murray Halberg
   is known as a   
Track & Field Athlete
Born 1933, ONZ. A former middle distance runner winning gold at 1960 Rome in 5000metres, In 1963 he set up the Halberg Trust, which supports children with disabilities
Sonia O'Sullivan
   is known as an   
Olympic Athlete
Born 1969
Jesse Owens
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics won 4 gold medals: one each in the 100 m., the 200 m., the long jump, and as part of the 4x100 m. relay team. He became the first American to win four Olympic gold medals in track and field.
Al Oerter
   was an   
Athlete
October 1st. Aged 71. American discus thrower who won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Discus in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, 1960 Rome Olympics, 1964 Tokyo Olympics and 1968 Mexico City Olympics. First Olympian to win a Gold Medal in the same event in 4 different Olympics.
Carl Lewis
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Won 10 Olympic medals including 9 golds, and 10 World Championships medals of which 8 were gold
Daley Thompson
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984 and broke the world record for the event four times
Evelyn Ashford
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Winner of 4 Olympic gold medals - 100m in 1984, and 4x100m in 1984, '88 and '92, also won silver medal in 100m in '88, member of 5 U.S. Olympic teams (1976-92), inducted into Track and Field and Women's Sports Halls of Fame in 1997
Fanny Blanker-Koen
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
30yr old mother of two, who won 4 gold medals (100m, 200m, 800m hurdles and 4x100 relay) at 1948 Olympics, born Holland
Linford Christie
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
He is the only British man to win a gold medal in the 100 m at all four major competitions: the Olympic Games and the World, Commonwealth, and European championships. He was the first European to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 m and he still holds the British record in the event. He is a former European record holder in the 60 metres, 100 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay events. With 23 major championship medals and 10 gold medals he is the most decorated British male athlete.
Gail Devers
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Won gold medal in 100m in 1992 and '96, world champion in 100m (1993) and 100m hurdles (1993,95,99), overcame thyroid disorder (Grave's disease)
Jim Thorpe
   is famous for being an   
Olympic Athlete
Pentathlon and decathlon champion in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics; member Pro and College Football Halls of Fame
Billy Mills
   is famous for being an   
Olympic Athlete
Oglala Lakota Gold Medallist in the 10000 meters 1964 Olympics
Jock
   is   
College Athlete
Cathy Freeman
   is known as an   
Athlete
Born 1973
Betty Cuthbert
   is known as an   
Athlete
Born 1938
Eamonn Coghlan
   is known as an   
Olympic Athlete
Runner. Sub-four-minute mile at 41.
Michelle Smith
   is known as an   
Olympic Athlete
Bronze Medal Winning Swimmer
Evan Esar
   said   
"America Believes in Education: the Average Professor Earns More Money in a Year Than a Professional Athlete Earns in a Whole Week"
American humorist who wrote Esar’s Comic Dictionary
Jeremy Wariner
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
American track athlete specializing in the 400 meters. He has won four Olympic medals (three gold, one silver) and four World Championships medals.
Michael Johnson
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
American track athlete. He won four Olympic gold medals and was crowned world champion nine times. Johnson currently holds the world record in the 400 m and 4 x 400 m relay and formerly held the world record in the 200 m and Indoor 400 m.
Yelena Isinbayeva
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Russian pole vaulter. She is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2004 and 2008), was elected Female Athlete of the Year by the IAAF twice (2004 and 2005). On July 22, 2005, she became the first female pole vaulter to clear 5.00 meters.
Usain Bolt
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Jamaican sprinter. Bolt holds the Olympic and World records for the 100 metres at 9.69 seconds, the 200 metres at 19.30 seconds and, along with his teammates, the 4x100 metres relay at 37.10 seconds, all set at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Bolt became the first man to win all three events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984, and the first man in history to set world records in all three at a single Olympics.
Barbora Špotáková
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
Czech javelin thrower. She is the current World and Olympic champion (2008), as well as the world record holder.
Vonetta Flowers
   was/were the first   
African American Female US Athlete to Win a Gold Medal in a Winter Olympics
2002 - She won in the women's bobsleigh event
Mark Spitz
   was/were the first   
Athlete to Win 7 Olympic Gold Medals at a Single Olympics
1972
Athlete
   in Pilipino is   
Atleta
Jim Thorpe
   was a/an   
Olympic Athlete
Gold medalist in the 1912 games, later stripped of his metals and then restored in 1983
Susan Butcher
   was an   
Athlete
Born 1954; champion American dog musher and four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Johnny Weissmuller
   was an   
Olympic Athlete
Swimmer
Buster Crabbe
   was an   
Olympic Athlete
Gold medal in swimming before breaking into action (1907-1983)
Richard Beesly
   was an   
Olympic Athlete
British gold medal rower (1907-1965)
Mathlete
   is a combination of   
Math and Athlete
Roger Bannister
   was an   
Athlete
D.2018. Ran the first sub-4 minute mile in 1954.
Team
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Athletes






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