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US sprinter Carl Lewis (2nd L) celebrates after winning the 100m final in a world record time of 9.86 sec at the World Athletics Championships, 25 August 1991
On this day: Carl Lewis breaks 100m world record
Twenty-four years ago today, American sprinter Carl Lewis broke the 100m world record at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 25, 08:00
Carl Lewis of the USA salutes the crowd after winning the 100 Metres event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, USA. Lewis won the gold medal in this event with a time of 9.99 seconds in August 4, 1984
On this day: Carl Lewis wins fourth Olympic gold
Thirty-one years ago today, Carl Lewis won his fourth gold medal of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Aug 11, 08:00
Carl Lewis celebrates winning gold at the 1984 Olympic Games.
On this day: Carl Lewis wins first Olympic gold
America's Carl Lewis won the first of his four gold medals in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the 100m on this day.
Aug 4, 09:38