Ranking Records Finale: Greats Who Missed the List

Kansas All-Time List: 100m 10.43 (#11), 200m 21.00 (#4)
The most decorated track and field athlete in Kansas history!


100m 9.79 (1999)

200m 19.86 (1997)

Post-High School Honors/Achievements:

Two Olympic gold medals (2000 Sydney 100 m and 4 x 100 m relay)

Five world championship gold medals (100 m, 1997 Athens in 1999 Seville, 2001 Edmonton; 200 m 1999 Seville; 4 x 100 m relay, 1999 Seville

Olympic silver medal (2004 Athens 4 x 100 m relay)

Olympic bronze medal (2004 Athens 100 m)

100 m world record 9.79 (since broken)

After high school, Greene wanted to attend college but also focus more individually on track. Former Kansas City Royals owner Ewing Kaufman paid for Greene to attend college for two years at Kansas City Kansas Community College and Park University. During that time, Greene worked with legendary Sprint coach Al Hobson.

In September 1996, Greene relocated to Los Angeles to work with famed Sprint coach John Smith.

Greene's fame on the track spilled over to popular culture, where he had numerous appearances on TV shows such as Arli$$, Monesha, The List, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and Dancing with the Stars.

Maurice Green Profile - IAAF Legends of Track & Field

Maurice Greene 2000 Sydney Olypmic 100m Victory

Maurice Green Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Induction