Allan Wipper Wells (born 3 May 1952) is a former Scottish and British multi title winning athlete. He became Olympic Champion in the 100 metres at the USA boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Within a fortnight he took on and beat America's best sprinters at an invitational meeting in Koblenz. In 1981 Wells was both the Golden Sprints and World Cup gold medalist. He is also a three time European Cup gold medalist among many other sprint successes.
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1972 Valeriy Borzov (URS) 1976 Hasely Crawford (TRI) 1980 Allan Wells (GBR) 1984 Carl Lewis (USA) 1988 Carl Lewis (USA) 1992 Linford Christie (GBR) 1996 ... Australia (Ratcliffe, Haskell, Lewis, D'Arcy) 1978 Scotland ( Wells , McMaster, Jenkins, Sharp) 1982 Nigeria (Ikpoto, Adeyanju, Adegbeingbe, Oyeledun) 1986 Canada (McKoy, Mahorn, Williams ...
... Event Gold Silver Bronze 100 metres Allan Wells (SCO) 10.02 Ben Johnson (CAN) 10.05 Cameron Sharp (SCO) 10.07 200 metres Mike McFarlane (ENG) Allan Wells (SCO) 20.43 Not awarded Cameron Sharp (SCO ...
1972 Brian Green 1973 Don Halliday 1974 Don Halliday 1975 Ainsley Bennett 1976 Allan Wells 1977 Tim Bonsor 1978 Allan Wells 1979 Mike McFarlane 1980 Allan Wells 1981 Drew ...
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