John Baxter Taylor Jr.
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Alice Coachman in high jump at the 1948 Summer Games in London.
the american athlete James B.Connolly 1896
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Rafer Johnson :)
Rafer Johnson was a track and field Olympic athlete. he was the first black athlete to carry the American flag in the opening ceremonies of the olympic games..
The first person to light the olympic flame was German athlete Fritz Schligen at the 1936 Games in Berlin.
who is the first African American women to serve on the International Olympic CommitteeSave
P.J. Reynolds of Lynnville TN was the very first African American athlete at LSU. He played all sports he was even a cheerleader for the universityLloyd Wills Jr. was the first African American athlete to sign at LSU.He ran track.Henry LeBoyd, Jr. was the first African American major sport athlete. He was a pitcher on the 1969 baseball team.
Colin Powell was the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of African descent.
That was Ethiopian Abebe Bikila at the 1960 Games in Rome. He set an Olympic record time of 2:15:16.2 and became the first African to win an Olympic gold medal. Bikila also won the marathon at the 1964 Games but wore shoes in that race.
Brittany Ann Mickelson
Mary Lou Retton in 1984
Woman,s 4_100 free style relay
Italy competed at the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. They sent one athlete that compete in Shooting.
she is the first competing athlete in the world to be invited to light the Olympic torch
The word, athlete comes from the Latin language as the word, athleta. The Greeks were the first to use the word athlete, possibly because of the Olympic games held in Ancient Greece.