Brian Lewis (sprinter)

Brian Lewis
Personal information
Born (1974-12-05) December 5, 1974 (age 48)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight158 lb (72 kg)
SportAthletics (track and field)
Event(s)100 metres, 200 metres
College teamNorfolk State

Brian M. Lewis (born December 5, 1974) is an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4 × 100 m relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Born in Sacramento, California, Brian Lewis played baseball (his father and uncle had played professional baseball) through his ninth grade, but moved then to athletics, because he did not want his father to coach him. Lewis graduated from Highlands High School in 1993.

Lewis was the member of American 4 × 100 m relay team, that did not finish its heat at the 1997 World Championships. At the 1998 Goodwill Games, Lewis was third in 100 m.

In 1999, Lewis won the US National Championships in 100 m and ran the third leg on the American 4 × 100 m relay team, which won the gold medal at the World Championships and also reached the semifinals of 100 m.

At the Sydney Olympics, Lewis ran the third leg on the gold medal-winning American 4 × 100 m relay team.

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