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Roger Bannister
Roger Bannister
the first man to break the four-minute mile

Glenn Cunningham
Glenn Cunningham
one-time holder of 7 of the fastest 13 miles ever run by a human

William DeHart Hubbard
William DeHart Hubbard
the first black athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event

Michael Duane Johnson
Michael Duane Johnson
the only sprinter in history to be ranked Number 1 in both the 200- and 400-meter events in one year

Lou Jones
Louis Woodard Jones
record-setting 400-meter runner

Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
the first American to win four track and field gold medals in a single Olympics

Jim Ryun
James Ronald Ryun
the first high school student ever to break the 4-minute mile

Wes Santee
Wes Santee
record-setting college track star

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