Lewis Frederick Carlton

Lewis

, Frederick Carlton Known as "Carl." Born 1961.
American athlete. Winner of nine Olympic gold medals, including four in the long jump, he duplicated in the 1984 Olympics Jesse Owens's feat of winning the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, the long jump, and the four-by-100-meter relay.
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