Olympian Justin Gatlin is going to be the featured speaker at the Pensacola Sports Cox Annual Awards Banquet that is happening on February 20th at New World Landing. The awards banquet highlights will include an induction into the Pensacola Sports Hall of Fame as well as an announcement for this year’s Sportsman of the Year. Tickets to get in are $75 per person or $750 for a table of 10, and it will officially begin at about 6:30 p.m. and a few athletes will be recognized for achievements in baseball, tennis, golf, and football championships. Gatlin is expected to tell an inspiring story of how he got to be as successful in his sport as he is today.
The Brooklyn, New York native is a five-time Olympic medalist and a two-time indoor world champion in the 60-meter dash. He attended high school at Woodham High School in Pensacola, Florida where he was able to earn an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.He traveled to participate in the 2004 Athens Olympics where he brought home all five of his career medals in events varying from the 100 m, 200 m, and 4 x 100 m relay. His most recent victory was a gold medal at the!AAF World Relays and a silver medal at the 2017 London World Championships.
Gatlin is named as the keynote speaker for this year’s Pensacola Sports Cox Annual Awards Banquet that is happening at the end of next month. It will likely be a sell-out event, so be sure to purchase tickets as soon as possible.
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Watch Justin Gatlin Speaking about his Olympic Career: