|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Michael Denny "Mike"•Larrabee|
|Born||2 December 1933 in Los Angeles, California (USA)|
|Died||22 April 2003 in Santa Maria, California (USA)|
|Measurements||186 cm / 77 kg|
|Affiliations||Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)|
The age of 30, Mike Larrabee is the oldest man to have won the Olympic 400m title through 2020. After ranking second in the world in 1957 he showed in-and-out form over the next six seasons, but in 1964 he was back at his best and, after winning the AAU 400m, he went on to become Olympic champion and won a second gold medal in the relay. Larrabee, a Southern Cal graduate, later became a regional Coors distributor.
Personal Bests: 100 – 10.5 (1964); 200 – 21.0 (1959); 400 – 44.9 (1964).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1964 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Mike Larrabee|
|400 metres, Men (Olympic)||1||Gold|
|4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic)||United States||1||Gold|