John Carlos

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Birthday
5, 1945
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

American track and field athlete who won the 1968 200m bronze medal and famously put up the Black Power salute on the Olympic podium.

Before Fame

He earned a track scholarship to attend East Texas State University.

Trivia

He became a member of the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2003.

Family Life

He fathered a daughter with second wife Kim.

Associated With

He carried out a famous political protest with fellow sprinter Tommie Smith .