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John Woodruff from Connellsville won a Gold Medal in the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, Germany.

Pitt boasts rich track & field Olympic history

By Eddie Lasker, Staff Writer February 26, 2021
As Black History Month comes to a close, relive four iconic stories of Pitt track and field Olympians — tales filled with resiliency, dominance and inspiration.
Tony Dorsett was a running back for Pitt from 1973 to 1976 and is the only Panther to have received the Heisman Trophy Award. (Photo courtesy of ULS Archives)

Staff picks: Pitt athletics Hall of Fame

By The Pitt News Staff April 4, 2018

Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke announced in January that Pitt will be implementing its own Hall of Fame, with the inaugural class to be inducted Sept. 7. We’ll have to wait a few months to find...

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