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Moses, Edwin C. (Edwin Corley), 1955-

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Personal name headingMoses, Edwin C. (Edwin Corley), 1955-
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1955
Place of birthDayton (Ohio)
AffiliationMorehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) Pepperdine University
World Sports Academy
Profession or occupationTrack and field athletes
Found inThe Morehouse men, c1994: discussed during documentary (Edwin Moses)
Major Taylor Assoc., Inc., website (Edwin C. Moses, an Olympic champion, sports administrator and diplomat, and businessman; b. Aug. 31, 1955, in Dayton, Ohio)
Cartage Org. website (Moses, Edwin Corley; American track athlete; for more than 10 years (1977-87) he was undefeated in hurdling; winner of two gold medals at the Summer Olympic Games, 1976 and 1984)
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Moses, Edwin Corley; Olympic medalist, track and field athlete; born in 1955 in Dayton, Ohio, United States; studied physics and engineering at Morehouse College; MA degree at Pepperdine University (1994); set a world record with largest winning margin ever in the Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada for the 400-meter high hurdle (1976) and a world-record performance (1977); lost to Harald Schmid of West Germany in Berlin and shortly after, beat Schmid and did not lose another 400-meter high hurdle race for nine years (1977); set the third world record with a winning time (1980) and fourth world record with best time ever (1983); became a founding member of the World Sports Academy (2000); honors include, two Olympic gold medals and achieved world record for most consecutive victories in the history of track and field sports; won the James E. Sullivan award, which goes to the best U.S. amateur athlete (1983); was named Sportsman of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee and Sports Illustrated (1984))