Lindy Remigino

Lindy Remigino John ( born June 3, 1931 in New York ) is a retired American sprinter. At the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, he was two -time Olympic champion.


Already Remiginos qualification for the Olympic Games came as a surprise. Although he had brought very little convincing performance in previous years, was at the Olympic Trials fighting, the so-called Trials, Second.

The Olympic final of the 100 meters in Helsinki was one of the most exciting decisions in the history of the Games. All six runners were in the target with a time of 10.4 to 10.5 Sekunden almost equally. First, the Jamaican Herb McKenley seemed to be the winner. However, the evaluation of the target photos finally showed Remigino as the winner. During the Games Remigino won a second gold medal with the U.S. team in the 4 x 100 - meter relay.

After his sporting career was Remigino track coach at a high school.