Wednesday, July 1, 2020


On this day


1893 San Francisco Bay City Club opened 1st US bicycle race track, made of wood

1901 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Gore beat defending 4-time champion R.F. Doherty 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 for his 1st of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

1903 Tour de France: Inaugural race began in Montgeron, a south-eastern suburb of Paris



Carl Lewis - Athlete
 Carl Lewis - Athlete


Frederick Carlton "CarlLewis (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. His career spanned from 1979 to 1996, when he last won an Olympic event. He is one of only three Olympic athletes who won a gold medal in the same individual event in four consecutive Olympic Games.


Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the United States
International athletics competitions
Event
1st
2nd
3rd
Olympic Games
9
1
0
World Championships
8
1
1
Pan American Games
2
0
1
Goodwill Games
3
1
1
Total
22
3
3


Event
1st
2nd
3rd
100 m
5
1
1
200 m
1
1
1
4 × 100 m relay
8
0
0
Long jump
8
1
1

Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place           1984 Los Angeles        100 m
Gold medal – first place           1984 Los Angeles        200 m
Gold medal – first place           1984 Los Angeles        4 × 100 m relay
Gold medal – first place           1984 Los Angeles        Long jump
Gold medal – first place           1988 Seoul      100 m
Gold medal – first place           1988 Seoul      Long jump
Gold medal – first place           1992 Barcelona            4 × 100 m relay
Gold medal – first place           1992 Barcelona            Long jump
Gold medal – first place           1996 Atlanta     Long jump
Silver medal – second place    1988 Seoul      200 m

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