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Dick Fosbury

Dick FosburyAKA Richard Douglas Fosbury

Born: 6-Mar-1947
Birthplace: Portland, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Track and Field

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: High jumper invented Fosbury Flop

Won the gold medal in the 1968 Olympics by high jumping backwards, 2.24 meters.

    University: Oregon State University

    Olympic Gold Medal 1968 (high jump)
    Oregon Sports Hall of Fame 1980
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1992

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Salute (17-Jul-2008) · Himself



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