I figure if I have one false start every ten or 12 years that I’ve been running, I probably won’t false start again during my career.
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The thing about getting older is the injuries. You just get injured more often. You take time off, you come back, you get injured again and you never get in shape.
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|Birth:||1st March, 1971|
Allen Kenneth Johnson is a retired American hurdling athlete and won the gold medal in the 110 metre hurdles at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a four-time world champion. Born in Washington, D.C., an all-round athlete, Johnson attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and excelled at high jump, long jump and decathlon as well as hurdles. His personal best is 12.92 seconds, only 0.01 seconds short of the then-world record held by Colin Jackson. Johnson has legally finished 11 races in less than 13 seconds, more than anyone else so far. Johnson officially retired in July 2010, at the age of 39.
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