Happy Birthday: Michael Johnson July 4,1967 - Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 m and 4 x 400 meters relay.
The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29. One of the main highlights of the games was the world record set in the 400 metres by Michael Johnson of the United States in a time of 43.18 seconds.
Congratulations to Wayde van Niekerk on his truly sensational performance to win gold and break the world record in the men's 400 metres at the Rio Olympics. #Rio2016 #ProudlySouthAfrican #EdenMeanderLifestyleCentre
Janet Evans of the United States won the 400 metres freestyle in world record time, the 800 metres freestyle in Olympic record time and the 400 metres individual medley at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
Irena Szewinska of Poland (277) celebrating after winning the gold medal in the women's 400 metres event in the World Record time of 49.28 seconds during the Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, circa July 1976.
Duncan Armstrong swam for Australia at the 1988 Summer Olympics to win a gold medal in the 200 metres freestyle in world record time and silver medal in the 400 metres freestyle