Maurice Greene Speaker Profile
A former American sprinter in athletics, who holds several world records and Olympic medals, Maurice Greene was born on July 23, 1974. He was a former world record holder for the 100 meter sprint, with a time of 9.79 seconds.
Greene has run 51 sub-10 second 100 m races during his career, more than any other sprinter in history. Asafa Powell is second with 48. Previously Greene had held the record for the most wind-legal sub-10 second clockings for 100 m in one season, when he ran 9 sub-10s in 1999. This record was also broken by Asafa Powell in 2006, and it was improved by Powell in 2008 to 15.
On December 21, 2006, he appeared as one of the "strangers" on the NBC game show Identity. The contestant, a self-proclaimed track and field fan, incorrectly identified him by name as Marion Jones, although she correctly identified him as the "world's fastest man."Greene also appeared on the TV reality show Blind Date
On February 4, 2008, Greene announced his retirement from track and field in Beijing, citing nagging injuries and a wish to see new individuals succeed in the sport. Greene said he hopes to pursue coaching and business interests.
Greene was a contestant on Season 7 of Dancing With The Stars, and was paired with two-time champion Cheryl Burke. He was eliminated on Week 8 of the competition, taking 5th place.
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