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Earl Young (athlete)

Earl Young
Medal record
Men’s athletics
Competitor for the 23x15px United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome 4x400 metres relay
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1963 São Paulo 4x100 metres relay
Gold medal – first place 1963 São Paulo 4x400 metres relay

Earl Verdelle Young (born February 14, 1941 in San Fernando, California) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the Rome Olympics, Earl Young was sixth in 400 m—in a time of 45.9s that matched the former Olympic Record—and ran the second leg in the American 4x400 m relay team,[1] which won the gold medal with a new world record of 3.02.2.[2]

At the 1963 Pan-American Games, Young won gold medals in both 4x100 m relay and 4x400 m relay.


  1. ^ a b Associated Press (September 11, 1960). "Tumultuous 1960 Olympics summed us as Russia, Rhubarbs, Rudolph and Reverses". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. p. Section 4. 
  2. ^ Harasta, Cathy (February 19, 2004). Dallas Morning News.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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