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Harrison Dillard

Induction Year: 1976 Sport: Track & Field

First man in Olympic history to win gold medals in the 100-meter dash (1948) and 110-meter hurdles (1952). Also won gold medals in the 400-meter relay in both Olympics. A state hurdles champion at Cleveland East Tech High, he later set world records in the 120-yard highs and 220-yard lows at Baldwin Wallace College. Won 17 national collegiate and AAU championships, once held 11 world, Olympic and American records simultaneously. Voted Sullivan Award in 1955 as nation’s Outstanding Amateur Athlete.