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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 200 m Heats – USA Kirk Baptiste


Kirk Baptiste is a retired American track and field athlete….who mainly competed in the 200 meters….as he was on the track in the video for the 2nd round heats of the 200 m at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…where he eventually won the silver medal with a time of 19.96 seconds. This was the first time anyone had broken 20 seconds and come in second in the race….but that was because his teammate and training partner, Carl Lewis was in the competition and taking gold.

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