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Published November 04, 2012, 09:16 AM

Campbell, 1st black Olympic decathlon winner, dies

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Milt Campbell, who became the first African-American to win the Olympic decathlon in 1956 and went on to play pro football and become a motivational speaker, has died, his family said. He was 78.

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