Willingboro (Burlington County) - The attention of the sporting world at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was focused on Willingboro native Carl Lewis. He won four gold medals. His first event was the 100 meter race.
Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - LOS ANGELES, CA - AUG 6 1984: Carl Lewis of the USA celebrates his gold medal win in the Long Jump final during the 1984 Olympic Games. Lewis won the gold medal with a jump of 8. 54 metres at the Colliseum Stadium on August 6, 1984 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Tony Duffy / Getty Images )