Dave Wottle (1974)
About Dave Wottle
Ran for Canton Lincoln High School and Bowling Green State University. Won one Olympic gold medal in the 800 meters. Tied the world record in winning the final trails meet. Won two NCAA outdoor events and scored in another, won three indoor NCAA events. Won one outdoor national AAU event and scored in another. Won six Mid American Conference track titles and one cross country title. Won one All-Ohio cross country meet and scored in one NCAA cross country meet. Set 13 Ohio college records. Won one state high school track meet event. Coached track and cross country at Walsh College from fall of 1975 through spring of 1977 and at Bethany College from fall of 1977 through spring of 1981. Member of the National Track Hall of Fame.