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5 juin 1945 Harlem, United States of America
193 cm / 85 kg 6'4'' / 187 livres
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After withdrawing from East Texas State, claiming racial prejudice, John Carlos enrolled at San Jose State. At the 1967 Pan American Games he won gold in the 200 metres event. His finest performance was 19.7 (19.92) for the 200 metres at the 1968 Final Trials which, although 3/10ths of a second inside the world record, was never ratified because Carlos was wearing illegal brush spikes. During the Olympic medal presentation in Mexico City, Carlos and 200 metre winner, Tommie Smith, stood at attention, but raised black-gloved fists in the )Black Power) salute, hoping to call attention to the plight of...

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Jeux Olympiques
Jeux Olympiques
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Médailles
Médaille d'Or: Médaille d'Argent: Médaille de Bronze:1
  • Mexico
    Mexico 1968
    Jeux
    Résultats
    Sport
    Événement
    Mexico
    Mexico 1968
    • 3 Médaille de Bronze
      Athletics
      200 metres

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