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Carl Lewis
   was the first African-American   
Track Star to Win 9 Gold Medals at 3 Olympic Games
1984 1988 1992
Jack Lovelock
   is known as a   
Track & Field Athlete
1910-1949, was a 1936 Olympic champion winning 1500 metres in Berlin
Wake
   is defined as (a)   
A Vessel's Track in the Water
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.
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
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)
Jack Sprague
   is called   
"Big Track Jack"
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.
Bob Beamon
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
One Olympic Gold Medal - Long Jump, 1968. Longest standing world record - 23 years.
Kenenisa Bekele
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Four Olympic Gold Medals, three World Championship Gold Medals. Current world record holder for 5000 & 10000 meters.
Fanny Blankers-Koen
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 4 gold. European Championships - 5 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze. Nicknamed "The Flying Housewife".
Valeriy Borzov
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze. European Championships - 4 Gold, 1 Silver
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 3 Gold, One Silver, 200m & 400m track
Heike Drechsler
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics- 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze Medals. World Championships - 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze Medals
Jonathan Edwards
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - One Gold, One Silver Medal. World Championships - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze Medals.
Hicham El Guerrouj
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 2 Gold, 1 Silver Medal. World Championships - 4 Gold, 2 Silver Medals
Dick Fosbury
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Revolutionized the high jump event, using a back-first technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop.
Haile Gebrselassie
   has excelled in   
Long Distance Track
Olympics 2 Gold Medals. World Championships - 4 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze Medal.
Florence Griffith Joyner
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 3 Gold, 2 Silver Medals. World records in the 100 m and 200 m races.
Michael Johnson
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
4 Olympic gold medals and was crowned world champion nine times. Currently holds the world record in the 400 m and 4 x 400 m relay.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze Medal. World Championships - Four Gold Medals
Alberto Juantorena
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Became the first and so far only athlete to win both the 400 and 800 m Olympic Gold Medals.
Wilson Kipketer
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 1 Silver, 1 Bronze. World Championships - 3 Gold Medals
Stefka Kostadinova
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 1 Gold, 1 Silver Medal. World Championships - 2 Gold Medals
Carl Lewis
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 9 Gold, 1 Silver Medal. World Championships - 8 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Edwin Moses
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 2 Gold, 1 Bronze medal. World Championships - 2 Gold medals. Won 122 consecutive races.
Paavo Nurmi
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 9 Gold, 3 Silver medals. Nurmi was the best middle and long distance runner in the world, setting world records at distances between 1500 m and 20 km.
Jesse Owens
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
In 1936 Jesse Owens became the first American to win four Olympic gold medals in track and field.
Paula Radcliffe
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Currently holds the world record for Olympic Marathon - 2:15:25.
Wilma Rudolph
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
The first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games (1960), despite running on a sprained ankle at the time.
Tommie Smith
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Winner of the 200-meter dash at the 1968 Summer Olympics - gave a 'Black Power' salute while receiving his medal.
Javier Sotomayor
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Specialized in the high jump. Unfortunately was disqualified during the Olympics and World Championships for dopping.
Daley Thompson
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and broke the world record for the event four times.
Jim Thorpe
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Won Olympic gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon, played American football at the collegiate and professional levels, and also played professional baseball and basketball.
Emil Zátopek
   has excelled in   
Track and Field
Olympics - 4 Gold medals, 1 Silver medal. The first athlete to break the 29-minute barrier in the 10 km run.
Grapevine
   means   
Rumor Track
Spikes
   are used in   
Track & Field
Hurdles
   are used in   
Track & Field
Starting Blocks
   are used in   
Track & Field
Shot
   are used in   
Track & Field
Hammers
   are used in   
Track & Field
Vaulting Poles
   are used in   
Track & Field
Discus
   are used in   
Track & Field
Relay Batons
   are used in   
Track & Field






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