Willie Davenport (1972)

About Willie Davenport

Hurdled for Warren Howland Township High School and Southern University. Won the high hurdles in the 1968 Olympic Games. Placed third in the 1976 Olympic high hudles, fourth in the 1972 Olympic high hurdles and participated in the 1964 Olympic high hurdles. Set/tied nine indoor world high hurdles records and tied three outdoor high hurdle world records. Won four NAIL high hurdle championships- two indoor and two outdoor. Won four AAC high hurdle races and scored in seven other outdoor. Won five AAC high hurdle indoor races. Member of National Track Hall of Fame. Won one event in the state high school track meet.

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