Carl Lewis

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis Full Name: Carl Lewis
Nationality: American

Profession: Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Why Famous: Won ten Olympic medals, including nine gold and ten World Championships medals, including eight gold.

Born: July 1, 1961 (55 years old)
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Carl Lewis

  • 1983-08-08 1st World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m
  • 1983-08-10 1st World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump
  • 1984-02-27 Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8,675 m)
  • 1984-08-04 Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics
  • 1984-08-06 Carl Lewis wins 2nd (long jump) of 4 gold medals in Summer Olympics
  • 1984-08-08 Carl Lewis wins 3rd (200m) of 4 gold medals in Summer
  • 1984-08-11 Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olympic track golds
  • 1987-08-30 2nd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m after Ben Johnson is disqualified
  • 1987-09-05 2nd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump
  • 1988-07-16 Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec
  • 1988-09-24 Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 sec)
  • 1991-08-25 Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds
  • 1991-09-25 3rd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m

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