When was Maurice Greene born and What was his profession ?
Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) now retired, is an American former sprinter in athletics, who holds several world records and Olympic medals. He was a former world record holder for the 100 meter sprint, with a time of 9.79 seconds. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greene added to his medal tally with the bronze after finishing third in his attempt to defend his 100 m title, and a silver as the anchor leg runner on the United States 4×100 m relay team, narrowly denied another Olympic Gold by the British team, who won by 0.01 seconds. Greene has run 53 sub-10 second 100 m races during his career, more than any other sprinter in history. Asafa Powell is second with 48. Previously Greene had held the record for the most wind-legal sub-10 second clockings for 100 m in one season, when he ran 9 sub-10s in 1999. This record was also broken by Asafa Powell in 2006 (12), and it was improved by Powell in 2008 to 15. On December 21, 2006, he appeared as one of the “strangers” on the NB