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Carl Lewis

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Birthday
1, 1961
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL

About

Former US track and field athlete who won 9 gold medals in the Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, and Atlanta Olympics.

Before Fame

He was trained under the tutelage of his father at their family-owned athletics club.

Trivia

He was ready to make his Olympic debut in 1980, but had to sit it out because of America's boycott of the games in Moscow.

Family Life

He married Maria Lewis. The couple has one son. 

Associated With

He has been quoted as being skeptical of the abilities of Usain Bolt.