Maurice Greene

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Birthday
23, 1974
Birthplace
Kansas City, KS
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Kansas City, KS

About

Sprinter who won two gold medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, for the 100M and the 4x100M relay.

Before Fame

He won his first World Championship gold medal in 1997 in Athens, and won three more in 1999 in Seville.

Trivia

On June 16, 1999 in Athens, he set the world record for the 100M, running it in just 9.79 seconds.

Family Life

For a stretch of his career he dated fellow sprinter - and TV personality - Claudia Jordan.

Associated With

His world-record 100M time was broken three years later by Tim Montgomery, who beat it by 0.01 seconds.