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1960 Rome Olympic Gold Medal

                   Welcome  to  the  official  Otis  Davis  website

 

      A  double  gold  medal  winner  in  the  Rome  Olympics  of  1960,  Otis  Davis  was  the  first  man  to  break  the  coveted  45  second  barrier  in  the  400  meters  and  anchored  the  4  x  400  meter  relay  team  to  victory  with  both  events  in  world  record  time.  His  winning  time  of  44.9  seconds  in  the  400  meters  remains  a  University  of  Oregon  record  to  this  day.

 

Silhouette of runner winning race
Once an Olympian, always an Olympian





Otis  Davis  may  be  contacted  at 

odavis@union-city.k12.nj.us