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Edwin Moses - Chronology

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Chronology

1955 Born August 31, in Dayton, Ohio
1974-78 Attends Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia; graduates with B.S. degree in physics and engineering
1976 At U.S. Olympic Trials, sets new American record in 400-meter hurdles
1976 Wins Olympic gold medal and sets world record of 47.63 in 400-meter hurdles
1977 Sets new world record of 47.45 in the 400-meter hurdles
1977 Wins world championship in 400-meter hurdles
1978-79 Works as aerospace engineer for General Dynamics
1980 U.S. boycotts Moscow Olympics; no U.S. athletes compete
1980 Sets new world record of 47.13 in 400-meter hurdles
1982 Marries Myrella Bordt
1983 Sets new world record of 47.02 in 400-meter hurdles
1983 Receives Sullivan Award for best U.S. amateur athlete
1984 Named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year
1984 Wins second Olympic gold medal
1987 Streak of 107 consecutive wins is broken
1987 Wins second world title in Rome
1988 Wins Olympic bronze medal in 400-meter hurdles
1989 Becomes member of U.S. Olympic Committee's substance abuse committee
1989-91 Trains with U.S. bobsled team, but the team does not compete in 1992 Olympics
1991 Moses and Myrella Bordt divorce
1994 Inducted into National Track and Field Hall of Fame
1994 Receives master's degree in business administration from Pepperdine University
1994 Founding member of the Platinum Group business management firm
1990s 2001-present Works for Salomon Smith Barney investment bank Volunteers with Laureus Group and many other charitable and nonprofit organizations

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