World Record: 100 yd. - 9.10
World Record: 100 m - 9.95
World Record: 400 m relay - 38.60

1968 Olympics: 100 m - 9.95 (1st)
1968 Olympics: 400 m relay - 38.60 (1st)
1966 AAU: 220 yd. (1st)
1967 NAIA: 100 yd. (1st)

 

 

 

Text Box: Jim Hines 
September 10, 1946 - 
Dumas, Arkansas
Texas Southern University

Inherited the "World's Fastest" title, winning the 100 meters in world record time of 9.95 secs 1968 Mexico City Olympics