Name: Edwin Moses
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter Hurdles
DOB: 8/31/1955
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Fairview High School (Dayton, Ohio)
College: Morehouse College; Pepperdine University
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (1976, 1984, 1988); three-time Olympic medalist (2 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Montreal 1976, gold (400-meter hurdles)
  • Los Angeles 1984, gold (400-meter hurdles)
  • Seoul 1988, bronze (400-meter hurdles)
Personal: Son of Irving and Gladys Moses...Attended Fairview High School in Dayton, Ohio, where he participated in basketball, football, gymnastics and track...Earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Morehouse College...Set world records in the 400-meter hurdles in 1980 and 1983...Joined the Athletic Congress in 1983 to help curb the spread of performance-enhancing drugs in sport...Held a winning streak of 122 events during the prime of his athletic career...Was a competitive bobsledder following his track and field career, winning a world cup bronze medal in 1990 and finishing seventh at the 1991 world championships...Inducted into the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame...Earned a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University...Served as chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy...Father to one child, Julian.