William DeHart Hubbard

William DeHart Hubbard

Born: Nov. 25, 1903
Track & Field

won the long jump at the 1924 Olympics, becoming the first black athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event; set the long jump world record in 1925 (25-103/4) and tied the 100-yard dash record (9.6) in 1926.

Died: June 23, 1976

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