In 1976, Edwin Moses qualified for the US team for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. Though it was the first Edwin Moses appearance at an international meet, he won the gold medal and set a world record of 47.64 seconds, which he broke the following year.
By 1987, Moses had won 122 consecutive races, set the world record two more times, won three World Cup titles, won two World Championships, and earned his second Olympic gold medal in Los Angeles, where he was selected to take the Olympic Oath. As of June 2008, he still holds 26 of the 100 fastest times in this race.
In 2000, Moses was elected the first Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy, an international service organization of world class athletes.
**Edwin Moses Speaker**
In addition to running, Moses also does sports administration and diplomatic duties. He has participated in the development of drug-free sports and the rights of amateur athletes at all levels. Moses also serves as chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy, which seeks “to promote and increase participation in sport at every level, and also to promote the use of sport as a tool for social change around the world.” His experiences as a distinguished Olympic champion, world record holder, and diplomat are good Edwin Moses speaker topics that will prove both interesting and engaging for your audience.
**Edwin Moses Appearance**
In 1994 Moses was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, showing that an Edwin Moses appearance has earned him the esteem of the international sports community.
**Edwin Moses Endorsement**
Edwin Moses is one of the most endearing athletes around the world because of his unquestionable talent and strong advocacy. His many awards include the 1980 Track and Field News Athlete of the Year, the USA Track & Field’s “Jesse Owens Award” as outstanding U.S. male track and field performer for 1981, the AAU’s James E. Sullivan Award as outstanding amateur athlete in the United States in 1983, and ABC’s Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year in 1984. Moses also became Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 1984. That same year, he took the Athlete’s Oath for the 1984 Summer Olympics. In 1999, Moses ranked #47 on ESPN’s SportCentury 50 Greatest Athletes. The city of Dayton also named a street after their hometown hero. Edwin C. Moses Blvd, in Dayton, OH. These awards provide the true Edwin Moses endorsement of not just his successful career, but also of what a true winner is made of.
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