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In response to a question about his skipping a 1982 long jump competition at altitude, he said, "I want the record and I plan to get it, but not at altitude.I don't want that '(A)' [for altitude] after the mark." Also in 1981, Lewis became the fastest 100 m sprinter in the world.From 1981 until 1992, Lewis topped the 100 m ranking six times (seven if Ben Johnson's 1987 top ranking is ignored), and ranked no lower than third.The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the governing body of track and field, organized the first World Championships in 1983.

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Carl Lewis, that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. There, Calvin Smith who had earlier that year set a new world record in the 100 m at altitude with a 9.93 s performance, was soundly beaten by Lewis 10.07 s to 10.21 s.

He is one of 3 Olympic athletes who won 4 gold medals in a single event (the others being Al Oerter and Michael Phelps).

Lewis was a dominant sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events frequently from 1981 to the early 1990s.

His relatively modest best from 1979 (10.67 s) improved to a world-class 10.21 the next year.

But 1981 saw him run 10.00 s at the Southwest Conference Championships in Dallas on May 16, a time that was the third-fastest in history and stood as the low-altitude record.

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Carl Lewis, that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. There, Calvin Smith who had earlier that year set a new world record in the 100 m at altitude with a 9.93 s performance, was soundly beaten by Lewis 10.07 s to 10.21 s.

He is one of 3 Olympic athletes who won 4 gold medals in a single event (the others being Al Oerter and Michael Phelps).

Lewis was a dominant sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events frequently from 1981 to the early 1990s.

His relatively modest best from 1979 (10.67 s) improved to a world-class 10.21 the next year.

But 1981 saw him run 10.00 s at the Southwest Conference Championships in Dallas on May 16, a time that was the third-fastest in history and stood as the low-altitude record.

Days after graduating from high school in 1979, Lewis broke the high school long jump record with a leap of 8.13 m (26 ft 8 in) This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Carl Lewis, that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.