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1 Jul 1961 Birmingham, United States of America
188 cm / 80 kg 6'2'' / 176 pounds
Male

Carl Lewis is considered by many to be the greatest track & field athlete of all time and, with nine Olympic gold medals, 10 Olympic medals, and eight gold medals at the World Championships, it is a justifiable claim. His Olympic gold medals came in 1984 (100 metres, 200 metres, 4×100 metres relay, long jump), 1988 (100 metres, long jump), 1992 (4×100 metres relay, long jump), and 1996 (long jump). His four victories in 1984 matched the record set by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games. In 1996 at Atlanta, Lewis ended his Olympic career by equalling Al Oerter's...

Carl in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
10
medals
Gold medal:9 Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      Long Jump
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      4 x 100 metres Relay
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      Long Jump
  • Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      100 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Athletics
      200 metres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      Long Jump
  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      100 metres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      200 metres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      4 x 100 metres Relay
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      Long Jump

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