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123. Bernard Williams, track and field

A two-time Olympic medalist, he won the gold in the 400-meter relay at the 2000 Games in Sydney and the silver at 200 meters four years later in Athens. The sprinter from Carver High also struck gold at 100 meters at the 1999 Pan American Games and took a gold and a silver at two world championships. An All-American at Florida, Williams won the NCAA 100-meter championship. (Williams is pictured with Shawn Crawford, who's holding him up from behind.)

Baltimore Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron