Over the course of his athletics career, Lewis broke ten seconds for the 100 meters 15 times and 20 seconds for the 200 meters 10 times. His accomplishments have led to numerous accolades, including being voted "World Athlete of the Century" by the International Association of Athletics Federations and "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee, "Olympian of the Century" by Sports Illustrated and "Athlete of the Year" by Track & Field News in 1982, 1983, and 1984.After retiring from his athletics career, Lewis became an actor and has appeared in a number of films.Everyone is wishing Mick a speedy recovery, and further news will be announced at the appropriate time.
Maksim started dancing when he was only four years old.
He is a professional Latin Ballroom dancer and owns four dance studios in New York City.
Spitz set new world records in all seven events in which he competed in 1972.
Spitz holds more medals than any other Jewish athlete in the history of the Olympics.
Maksim lives in New Jersey and has opened up another studio in Connecticut.
He helped create a non-profit organization called Dance Team USA.
He'd run like he was trying to commit suicide," Lenore Spitz told a reporter for Time in 1968.
At age six, his family returned to Sacramento, California, and he began to compete at his local swim club.
Between 19, Spitz won nine Olympic golds, a silver, and a bronze; five Pan American golds; 31 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) titles; and eight National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) titles.