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Tommie Smith - Awards And Achievements

Famous Sports StarsTrack and FieldTommie Smith Biography - A Hard-working Childhood, Civil Rights Protests, Kicked Off The Olympic Team, Chronology - CONTACT INFORMATION

Awards and Achievements

1966 World and American record in 200 meters, 20.0
1966 American record in 220 yards (straightaway), 19.5
1967 U.S. National Champion, 200 meters, 20.4
1967 American record, 200 meters, 20.26
1967 NCAA Champion, 200 meters, 20.2
1967 World and American record, 400 meters, 44.5
1968 U.S. National Champion, 200 meters, 20.3
1968 American record, 200 meters, 20.18
1968 World record in 200 meters, 19.83
1968 Olympic gold medal, 200 meters, 19.83
1993 Mt. Sac Relays Hall of Fame
1996 California Black Sports Hall of Fame
1999 California Black Sports Hall of Fame Sportsman of the Year
1999 Bay Area Hall of Fame
1999 Lemoore Union High School Hall of Fame
1999 San Jose University Sports Hall of Fame
2000-01 Commendation, Recognition, and Proclamation Awards, County of Los Angeles and State of Texas

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