Former Olympic champions Maurice Greene, Gail Devers and Vince Matthews have been named to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame, USA Track & Field (USATF) said on Tuesday.
They will be inducted into the Hall along with former world cross country champion Craig Virgin, seven-times Boston Marathon winner Clarence Demar and coach Bob Timmons on December 3 at the USATF annual meeting in St. Louis.
Former 100 meters world record holder Greene won Olympic gold in the 100 and 4x100 meters relay at the 2000 Sydney Games and claimed three 100 meters world titles.
Devers, a three-times world champion hurdler, was the 1992 and 1996 Olympic 100 meters gold medalist and won a 4x100 relay gold in 1996.
Matthews won gold in the 400 meters at the 1972 Munich Games and with the world record-breaking U.S. 4x400 meters team at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.
Timmons coached 16 world record holders and mentored Jim Ryun, the first U.S. high school athlete to run a sub-four-minute mile.