Places to see in ( Palma de Mallorca - Spain ) Serra de Tramuntana The Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain range running southwestnortheast which forms the northern backbone of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Serra de Tramuntana is also the name given to the comarca of the same area. On 27 June 2011 the Tramuntana Range was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO as an area of great physical and cultural significance. The highest peak is the Puig Major which at 1445 metres is the highest…
Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 m. He formerly held the world and Olympic record in the 200 m, and the world record in the indoor 400 m. His 200 m time of 19.32 at the 1996 Summer Olympics stood as the record for over 12 years.
Oscar Pistorius is a South African runner, the "Blade Runner" and "the fastest man on no legs." Despite a double amputation, he is the world record holder in the 100, 200 and 400 metres (sport class T44) events and runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs by Ossur. 2007 was his first international competition for able-bodied athletes. His artificial legs, while enabling him to compete, have generated claims he has an unfair advantage over other…
Grover Klemmer, Jr. (1921 – 2015) While running for the University of California, he lettered in American football, basketball and track and field. He was called the "golden boy" for the Golden Bears. In 1941, he set the world record for the 400 metres, running 46.0 around a single turn at the University of Pennsylvania on June 29, 1941. Two weeks earlier, he anchored the Bears mile relay team to a world record in 3:09.4, edging out the USC team anchored by Hubie Kerns by 4 inches.
michael johnson - Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 m. He formerly held the world and Olympic record in the 200 m, and the world record in the indoor 400 m. He also currently holds the world's best time at the 300 m. His 200 m time of 19.32 at the 1996 Summer Olympics stood as the record for over 12 years…
South African 400 meter World champion Wayde van Niekerk has become the first man in history to run faster than 10 seconds for 100 metres, 20 seconds for 200 metres and 44 seconds for 400 metres. Wayde also won Olympic gold in Rio 2016 by finishing the 400m in 43.03s, breaking both the Olympic and World records
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius - Oscar Pistorius. (born 22 November 1986) is a South African sprint runner. Pistorius, who has double below-knee amputations, competes in T44 (single below knee amputees) events though he is actually classified in T43 (double below knee amputee). He is the T44 world record holder for the 200 and 400 metres events, and the joint T43 record holder for the 100 metres.
Jesse Owens (1913-1980) won four gold medals in Berlin. He won the 100-m dash in 10.3 sec, equaling the Olympic record; set a new Olympic and world record of 20.7 sec in the 200-m dash; and won the running broad jump with a leap of 26 ft 5 in., setting a new Olympic record. He was also a last minute replacement on the U.S. 400-m relay team, which set a new Olympic and world record of 39.8 sec.
Otis Crandall Davis (born July 12, 1932) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals for record-breaking performances in both the 400 metres and 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics. In addition to setting a new world record of 44.9 seconds, Davis' victory in the 400 metre event made him the first man to break the heralded 45-second barrier. #Olympics #running
Happy Birthday: Michael Johnson July 4,1967 - Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 m and 4 x 400 meters relay.