Emmit King

Olympic athlete

1959 –

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Who is Emmit King?

Emmit King is a retired track and field sprinter from the United States, who twice was a member of the American Relay Team for the Summer Olympics but he didn't compete. He is best known for winning the bronze medal at the inaugural 1983 World Championships in the men's 100 metres. He set his personal best in the 100 metres on 1988-06-17 at a meet in Tampa, Florida.

While at the University of Alabama, King became the 1983 NCAA 100 meters National Champion. In 1986, he became a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity through the Theta Delta chapter at the University.

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Born
Mar 24, 1959
Bessemer
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • University of Alabama

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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