Greg Lewis (sprinter)

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Greg Lewis
Personal information
Born 9 December 1946

Gregory ("Greg") Lewis (born 9 December 1946 in Victoria) is a former Australian Olympic athlete who competed in the 100 metres and 200 metres.


Lewis won six Australian Championships during his career and represented Australia at the 1968 Olympic Games and two Commonwealth Games. In his final international competition, the 1974 British Commonwealth Games in Auckland, Lewis won a gold medal as part of the victorious Australian 4 x 100 metres relay team.[1]

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In 1972, Lewis married Commonwealth Games High jumper Carolyn Wright. Their daughter Tamsyn Manou is a three-time Olympian, specialising in the 800 metres, who has won three Commonwealth Games relay gold medals and one World Indoor 800m gold medal.[2]


Personal Bests[3]

Event Performance Wind Place Date
100y 9.4 Melbourne, Australia 16 March 1966
100m (hand) 10.1 +0.8 Melbourne, Australia 11 November 1972
100m (auto) 10.46 +0.8 Auckland, New Zealand 26 January 1974
200m 20.53 +0.6 Mexico City, Mexico 16 October 1968


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