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He was awarded the title of Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee?

Asked by Good Citizen, 08 Aug '08 10:19 pm
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Carl lewis?
Answered by iqbal seth, 06 Nov 09:23 am

 
  
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http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/profiles/bio_uk.asp?PAR_ I_ID=51466
Mikio Oda of Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan placed sixth in the triple jump at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. Four years later, at the Amsterdam Olympics, Oda edged Levi Casey of the United States by four centimetres to win the gold medal and become Asia's first Olympic champion in an individual event. He also competed in the long jump in both 1924 and 1928, and in 1928 he even placed seventh in the high jump. In 1931, while still a student at Waseda University, Oda triple-jumped 15.58 metres to set a world record. When the Olympics were held in Tokyo in 1964, the Olympic flag was raised to a height of 15.21 metres to honour Oda's winning Olympic jump of 36 years earlier. Oda died 2 December 1998 at the age of 93. In 2000, a panel of track and field experts voted Oda the Male Asian Athlete of the Century.
Answered by amol patil, 08 Aug '08 10:47 pm

 
  
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Carl lewis?
Answered by digvijay mehta, 08 Aug '08 10:24 pm

 
  
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