Frank Shorter

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Birthday
31, 1947
Birthplace
Munich, Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Munich, Germany

About

American long-distance runner who was credited with starting the running boom in the U.S. in the 1970s. He won two Olympics medals.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale and later earned his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville.

Trivia

He won the gold medal in the marathon at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Family Life

He was born to Samuel Shorter, a U.S. Army physician.

Associated With

He and Evelyn Ashford have both won medals for the United States in running events.