Ulis Williams

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Birthday
24, 1941
Birthplace
Hollandale, MS
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Hollandale, MS

About

Track and field athlete who won a gold medal at the 1964 Olympics in the 4x400 meter relay, setting a world record in the process.

Before Fame

He was the Track and Field News High School Athlete of the Year while at Compton High School, and a two-time NCAA Champions at Arizona State University.

Trivia

Following his running career he entered academic administration at Compton Community College, where he worked for many years before becoming president of the school in 1996.

Family Life

He was born in Hollandale, Mississippi.

Associated With

His Olympic winning event was later made famous by fellow American gold medalist Michael Johnson.

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