Willie Davenport

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Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 17, 2002 (59)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 17, 2002 (59)

About

Track and field athlete who won the gold in the 110 meter hurdles at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, followed by a bronze in 1976.

Before Fame

He starred at Southern University and A&M College.

Trivia

After he retired as a track and field star, he became a military officer.

Family Life

Has a grandson, Derrick Stewart, who plays football at the University of Cincinnati.

Associated With

Like Carl Lewis, he won gold for the US in a track and field Olympic event.

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