|Tips: Milton Green, a world-record hurdler boycotted the 1936 Olympics, has died|
|Posted on Thursday, March 31 @ 10:18:43 EST |
Milton Green was considered a lock for the U.S. Olympic team in 1936 and possibly a gold medal, but boycotted the Berlin games because of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime.
"It was a very difficult decision at the time," Green told The Palm Beach Post in a 1997 interview. "...I never regretted it."
Read more about Milton Green on Sports Illustrated.
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