Track medalist who won four gold medals – the first Olympian ever to do so – at the 1900 Olympic games in Paris.
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|FULL NAME:||Alvin Kraenzlein|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 12, 1876|
|AGE:||143 years old|
Alvin Kraenzlein is a Runner. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Pennsylvania studying dentistry, where he won the 220 yards hurdles event at the Amateur Athletic Union championships.
DID YOU KNOW His world record in hurdling remained unbroken for nearly a quarter century, with his technique widely copied to become the standard for future competitors.
FACT His record of four gold medals in a single Olympics was tied by American swimmer Mark Spitz in 1972, and broken, with five medals, by another swimmer, Michael Phelps, in 2008.
Currently, Alvin Kraenzlein is 143 years old. He will celebrate his 144th birthday on a Tuesday, December 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alvin Kraenzlein’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Alvin Kraenzlein was born in the Year of the Rat. People born in this year are clever and charming. They’re curious, but sometimes too motivated by money. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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