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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Afro-Caribbean, a term not used by West Indians themselves but first coined by Americans in the late 1960s, describes Caribbean people who trace at least some of their ancestry to West Africa in the period since Christopher Columbus' arrival in the region in 1492.
Alvin Leonardo Harrison (born January 20, 1974) is an American former track and field athlete who competed in sprinting events.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.
Angelo F. Taylor (born December 29, 1978) is an American track and field athlete, winner of 400-meter hurdles at the 2000 and 2008 Summer Olympics.
Antonio Pettigrew (November 3, 1967 – August 10, 2010) was an American sprinter who specialized in the 400 meters.
Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
These are the official results of the men's 200 metres event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
These are the official results of the men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
These are the official results of the men's 200 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
These are the official results of the men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States.
These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia which took place between 26 and 29 July.
The Men's 400 metres event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics programme was held at Stadium Australia from 22 to 25 September 2000.
The men's 400 metres event at the 2016 Summer Olympics took place between 12–14 August at the Olympic Stadium.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade involved the transportation by slave traders of enslaved African people, mainly to the Americas.
Ato Jabari Boldon (born 30 December 1973) is a former athlete from Trinidad and Tobago and four-time Olympic medal winner.
The BALCO scandal was a scandal involving the use of banned, performance-enhancing substances by professional athletes.
The Baylor Bears are the athletic teams that represent Baylor University.
The Baylor Bears track and field program represents the Baylor University in the sport of track and field.
Baylor University (BU) is a private Christian university in Waco, Texas.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year is an award presented at the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year award ceremony.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
The Best Male Track Athlete ESPY Award was presented annually between 1993 and 2006 to the male track and field athlete, irrespective of nationality, adjudged to be the best in a given calendar year.
Robert Beamon (born August 29, 1946) is an American former track and field athlete, best known for his world record in the long jump at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968.
Harry "Butch" Reynolds (born June 8, 1964) is an American former track and field athlete who competed in the 400 meter dash.
Calvin Harrison (born January 20, 1974) is an American athlete.
Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track and field athlete who won nine Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal, and 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Clyde Hart (born 1935) is the director of track and field at Baylor University.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS; Tribunal arbitral du sport, TAS) is an international quasi-judicial body established to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Daniel Erwin Jansen (born June 17, 1965) is a retired American speed skater.
Danny Everett (born November 1, 1966) is an American former track and field athlete who competed in sprinting events, specializing in the 400 metres.
Dennis Allen Mitchell (born February 20, 1966) is a former American college and international track and field athlete, whose team won the gold medal in the 4 x 100 meters relay race at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Donovan Bailey, O.Ont (born December 16, 1967) is a retired Jamaican-Canadian sprinter, who once held the world record for the 100 metres.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011.
The fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and below.
Francis Obiorah Obikwelu, GOIH (born 22 November 1978) is a Nigerian-born Portuguese sprinter specializing in 100 metres and 200 metres.
Frank "Frankie" Fredericks (born 2 October 1967) is a former track and field athlete from Namibia.
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
Haile Gebrselassie (ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete.
In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris).
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
The IAAF Athlete of the Year award is a prize that can be won by athletes participating in events within the sport of athletics organised by the International Athletic Foundation of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), including track and field, cross country running, road running, and racewalking.
The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
The AAU James E. Sullivan Award, presented by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), is awarded annually in April to "the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States".
Jan Železný (born 16 June 1966) is a retired Czech track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw.
Jerome Young (born August 14, 1976) in Clarendon, Jamaica, is a former sprint athlete.
John Francome MBE (13 December 1952) is a former National Hunt Champion Jockey, television pundit and author.
John Paul Lyndon Regis, MBE (born 13 October 1966) is an English former sprinter.
Jonah Tali Lomu (12 May 1975 – 18 November 2015) was a New Zealand rugby union player.
Jonathan David Edwards, (born 10 May 1966) is a British former triple jumper.
Joshua J. Johnson (born May 10, 1976) is an American sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.
Kevin C. Young (born in September 16, 1966) is a former American athlete.
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.
L'Équipe Champion of Champions (Champion des champions de L'Équipe) refers to four awards presented by the daily sports newspaper L'Équipe, to female and male international sports athletes and female and male French sports athletes.
In the sport of athletics, international competitions between national teams can be distinguished into four main types.
The modern Summer Olympic Games have been held every four years since the first Games in 1896 (except 1916 due to the First World War, and 1940 and 1944 due to the Second World War) and Olympic records are recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in each event.
The following are the national records in track & field in the United States.
World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Marie-José Pérec (born 9 May 1968) is a retired French track and field sprinter who specialised in the 200 and 400 metres and was a three-time Olympic gold medalist.
Marin County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Martina Hingis (born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No.
Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) is an American former track and field sprinter who specialized in the 100 meters and 200 meters.
McKinney is a city in and the county seat of Collin County, Texas, United States.
The following table shows the world record progression in the men's 200 metres, as ratified by the IAAF.
The first world record in the 400 m for men (athletics) was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Michael Lawrence Marsh (born August 4, 1967) is a retired American sprinter, the 1992 Olympic champion in the 200 m.
The National Track and Field Hall of Fame located within the Armory Foundation (the former Fort Washington Avenue Armory) at 216 Fort Washington Avenue, between 168th and 169th Streets, in Washington Heights, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, is a museum operated by The Armory Foundation in conjunction with USA Track & Field.
Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Pedro Pablo Morales, Jr. (born December 5, 1964) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, and former world record-holder.
Pete Sampras (born August 12, 1971) is an American retired tennis player widely regarded as one of the greatest in the history of the sport.
Pietro Paolo Mennea (28 June 1952 – 21 March 2013) was an Italian sprinter and politician.
Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.
Quincy D. Watts (born June 19, 1970) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Issues related to race and sports have been examined by scholars for a long time.
Robson Caetano da Silva (born September 4, 1964 in Rio de Janeiro) is the most successful Brazilian sprinter to date.
Roger Anthony Black MBE (born 31 March 1966) is a British retired athlete.
Roger Kingdom (born August 26, 1962) is a former sprint hurdler from the United States.
Rogers Centre, originally named SkyDome, is a multi-purpose stadium in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated just southwest of the CN Tower near the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
The Royal Television Society, or RTS, is a British-based educational charity for the discussion, and analysis of television in all its forms, past, present and future.
Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England, and one of the leading examples of Early English architecture.
San Rafael ("Saint Raphael") is a city and the county seat of Marin County, California, United States.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
Serhii Nazarovych Bubka (Сергій Назарович Бубка; Сергей Назарович Бубка, Sergey Nazarovich Bubka; born 4 December 1963) is a Ukrainian former pole vaulter.
Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.
Simon Peter Hughes (born 20 December 1959, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey), also known as The Analyst is an English cricketer and journalist.
Skyline High School is a public magnet school in the Buckner Terrace area of Dallas, in the U.S. state of Texas.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
SportsCentury is an ESPN biography program that reviews the people and athletic events that defined sports in North America throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.
Stress fracture is a fatigue-induced fracture of the bone caused by repeated stress over time.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Celebrity Apprentice 3 (also known as The Apprentice 9) is the ninth installment of the reality game show, Celebrity Apprentice.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
The Track & Field News Athlete of the Year award is given to track and field athletes by Track & Field News magazine, an American sports magazine.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Trevor Graham (born 20 August 1963) is a Jamaican-born former sprinter and athletics coach, based in the United States.
Tyree Washington (born August 28, 1976) is a retired American sprinter.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States.
The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships is an annual track and field competition organized by USA Track & Field, which serves as the American national championships for the sport.
Usain St Leo Bolt (born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter and world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay.
Valerie Ann Brisco-Hooks (born July 6, 1960 in Greenwood, Mississippi) won three gold medals as an Olympic track and field athlete at the 1984 Olympics at Los Angeles, California, making her the first Olympian to win gold medals in both the 200- and 400-meter races at a single Olympics.
Wayde van Niekerk (South African English:,; born 15 July 1992) is a South African track and field sprinter who competes in the 200 and 400 metres.
ABC's Wide World of Sports is an American sports anthology television program that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from April 29, 1961 to January 3, 1998, primarily on Saturday afternoons.
Wilson Kosgei Kipketer (born 12 December 1972) is a Kenyan-born Danish former middle distance runner.
Zytel is a trademark owned by DuPont and used for a number of different high strength, abrasion and impact resistant thermoplastic polyamide formulations of the family more commonly known as nylon.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.
The 1968 Summer Olympics (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1968), officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, in October 1968.
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Korean), were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 3rd World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan between August 23 and September 1 and athletes from 167 countries participated in the event.
These are the official results of the Men's 200 metres event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22 with the participation of 187 nations.
These are the official results of the Men's 4x400 metres event at the 1993 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1993 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995.
These are the official results of the Men's 200 metres event at the 1995 IAAF World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.
These are the results of the men's 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg, Sweden.
These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1995 IAAF World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10, 1997.
These are the results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece.
The 1998 Goodwill Games was the fourth edition of the international sports competition the Goodwill Games, which were created by Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympic Games of the 1980s.
The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29.
These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1999 IAAF World Championships in Seville, Spain.
The 200 metres (also spelled 200 meters) is a sprint running event.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 400 metres, or 400 metre dash, is a sprinting event in track and field competitions.