Jim Hines, who won the 100-meter race in the 1968 Olympics and went on to be a wide receiver in the National Football League, has passed away. He was 76. Let’s look into the reason of his de@th.
Jim Hines Cause of De@th
On Saturday, USA Track and Field made the announcement that Hines had passed away. There was no indication of what caused the de@th. But we will update it here, once we get any information regarding it.
Hines, who was born in Arkansas and raised in Oakland, California, took his talent to Texas Southern University, where he quickly progressed through the ranks. Hines was born in Arkansas and raised in Oakland, California.
Hines became the first sprinter to complete the race in less than 10 seconds when he won the 100 meter dash at the Summer Olympics held in Mexico City in 1968 with a time that set a new world record of 9.95 seconds.
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Additionally, he was a contributor to the 4100 relay team that won the gold medal. Calvin Smith was the first person to break Hines’ world record in the 100-meter dash, which Hines had held for 15 years.
Usain Bolt, a phenomenon from Jamaica, now holds the record for the 100-meter dash with his time of 9.58 seconds, which he achieved at the world championships in Berlin in 2009.
Hines went on to play football for the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs after retiring from his track career.
In 1969, he played for Miami and recorded two catches for a total of 23 yards, in addition to one kick return for 22 yards.
According to World Athletics, after he finished his playing career, Hines volunteered his time to help with children and young adults in Houston’s inner cities.
1979 marked the year that he was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.
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