TITLE

Back on Track

AUTHOR(S)
Layden, Tim
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;09/06/99, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on runner Michael Johnson. Details of his victory and world record in the 400 meters at the track and field world championships in Seville, Spain. Career successes and difficulties, including his win of two gold metals in the 1996 Olympic games and injuries; Lack of attention on Johnson's performance and reasons why; His consideration of retirement; Comments from Johnson and others.
ACCESSION #
2216468

 

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