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1. dick fosbury, fosbury, richard d. fosbury

United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)

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a modern high-jumping technique whereby the jumper clears the bar headfirst and backwards

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American athlete. He won a gold medal in the high jump at the 1968 Olympics, revolutionizing the event by going over the bar head first and backwards in what became known as the "Fosbury flop."

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