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Fosbury, Richard

Line breaks: Rich|ard Fos|bury
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒzb(ə)ri
 
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Definition of Fosbury, Richard in English:

(B.1947), American high jumper. He originated the now standard style of jumping known as the ‘Fosbury flop’, in which the jumper clears the bar head first and backwards. In 1968 he won the Olympic gold medal using this technique.

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