GOLDEN OLDIE RETURNS ONCE MORE
Carl Lewis, U.S.
Only yesterday, it seems, he was entrenched as the world's premier sprinter and jumper. After four Olympic gold medals in 1984 and two in '88, F. Carleton Lewis (he strongly prefers Carl) last August recorded an astonishing 100-m world record. But almost simultaneously, the end of the Lewis era began to be visible.
At the same August meet, he had watched Mike Powell sail past him to take the record and become the world's best long jumper. In June, Lewis ate the dust of Mark Witherspoon and Dennis Mitchell at the 100-m U.S....