Olympics

Olympian Wyomia Tyus (L) during "A Conversation With Wyomia Tyus" at GA Tech on Sept 16, 2018.
(Photo Courtesy of Tina Tyus)
Maria Boynton
September 20, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Wyomia Tyus, a native of Griffin, Georgia, says her life changed in 1963, when at age 15, she met Edward Temple. He was the track coach at Tennessee State University. They met during a track meet in Fort Valley, GA. It lead to her being given an athletic scholarship. Tyus would go on to become the...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:24 pm
Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Angelo Taylor says it was the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta that set him on the path to becoming an Olympian. "That was when I really set my goals to try to compete to become an Olympian." The Decatur, GA native says those Games, in his own backyard, really inspired...
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