Richard Stebbins

Richard Stebbins ( Richard Vaughn "Dick" Stebbins, born June 14, 1945 in Los Angeles ) is a former American sprinter and Olympic gold medalist.

In 1964 he qualified in the 200m second in the U.S. elimination fights for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, where he finished in seventh place. In the 4 x 100 - meter relay team, he won with his team-mate Paul Drayton, Gerry Ashworth Bob Hayes and the gold medal in a world record time of 39.0 seconds.

The 1,80 m tall and 68 kg athlete later tried a professional career in American football, but received no contract. Instead, he became a teacher at a middle school in Elkridge (Maryland).