Milton Green, a world-record hurdler boycotted the 1936 Olympics, has died
Date: Thursday, March 31 @ 10:18:43 UTC
Topic: Jews in Sports

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.

This article comes from Shalom Sports- The Jewish Sports League Management Site

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