Hall of Fame Class: 1986

Led by Bill Russell and K.C. Jones, the 1956 U.S. Men's Basketball Team was dominant at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, winning each of its eight games by at least 30 points en route to winning a gold medal.
Robert J. Kane served as president of the U.S. Olympic Committee from 1977 to 1981, a period that included the U.S. boycott of the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games.
16-year-old Debbie Meyer overcame asthma and set Olympic records in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyle as she won three gold medals at the Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games.
A football injury derailed Bruce Jenner's football career and started a path to decathlon gold at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games. Jenner later came out as transgender and changed her name to Caitlyn Jenner.
Glenn "Jeep" Davis had blazing speed that carried him to three Olympic gold medals. Following his track career, he played two years of professional football in the NFL before becoming a track coach.
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