Charles Austin

po_Austin-CharlesCharles Allen Austin (born December 19, 1967) is an American athlete who won the gold medal in the men’s high jump at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Charles was inducted into the United States Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2012. Currently, Charles and Javier Sotomayor are the only two high jumpers that have won gold medals in the Olympics, Outdoor World Championships and Indoor World Championships.