bobby joe morrow

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 1956, file photo, Thane Baker, of the United States, hands to Bobby Joe Morrow for the last baton change in the first heat of the first round of the 4 x 100 meters Summer Olympic Games relay event in Melbourne, Australia. Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday, May 30, 2020. He was 84.(AP)

Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84

SAN BENITO, Texas | By Associated Press | Posted by Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Morrow won the 100 and 200 meters in Melbourne and anchored the United States’ champion 400 relay team, matching the world record of 20.6 seconds in the 200 and helping the relay squad set a world record.
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