Bob Mathias


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United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)

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Bob Mathias, also of the US, became the youngest man when he won the first of his two decathlon crowns in London 1948, aged 17 years and 263 days.
Congressman Bob Mathias, who passed away on September 22nd, 2006, after losing his battle with cancer.
Anderson has been training for the decathlon longer than two-time Olympic gold medalist Bob Mathias, who qualified for the 1948 U.
They include Bob Mathias, Milt Campbell, Bill Toomey, Bruce Jenner and Dan O'Brien.
Olympic medallists Bob Beamon, Michael Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Mathias, Bill Mills and the celebrated Tennessee State Tigerbelle Olympians.
Olympic medalists Bob Beamon, Michael Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Mathias, Bill Mills and the celebrated Tennessee State Tigerbelle Olympians.
This other San Joaquin Valley youngster, Bob Mathias, who successfully defended his 1948 Olympic championship in the grueling decathlon later that year, became a hero to Johnson.
Olympic gold medal decathlon winners: Bob Mathias, Milt Campbell, Bill Toomey, Bruce Jenner and Dan O'Brien.
The 7,000 graduates of The Kiski School include such distinguished alumni as two-time Olympic decathlon gold medallist Bob Mathias, congressman John Murtha and Harvard football star and Hollywood screenwriter Marshall Goldberg.
And, in spite of the failures, he has somehow managed to stay on a course headed directly and rapidly to decathlon immortality, a place where the likes of Jim Thorpe, Bob Mathias and Bruce Jenner currently reside.
Watkins' lawyer, Bob Mathias, said Wednesday that Watkins is cooperating with Starr's investigation.
My first introduction to the Olympics was 'The Bob Mathias Story.
An Athlete Advisory Panel comprised of Olympic legends including co-chairs Grant Hill and Dorothy Hamill, along with Evelyn Ashford, Carl Lewis, Bob Mathias, Pablo Morales and Kristi Yamaguchi, selected the 100 The Team Behind The Team athletes from a pool of 1,800 applicants earlier this year.
The panel is co-chaired by Olympic Gold Medalists Grant Hill and Dorothy Hamill, and comprised of track and field stars Evelyn Ashford, Carl Lewis, and Bob Mathias, swimmer Pablo Morales, and figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi.