Born: 7/1/1961 Birmingham, Alabama
US, athletics Nine time Olympic gold medallist, Carl Lewis won gold over three Olympics and was the great star of 1980s track and field.
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Awards / Achievements:
- "Olympian of the Century" by Sports Illustrated
- "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee
- "World Athlete of the Century" by the International Association of Athletics Federations
- University of Houston named the Carl Lewis International Complex after him.