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1. He knew that millions of people around the world would be watching in person and on television and expecting great things from him.
2. People would expect at least one more gold medal for America, if not another world record.
3. This was his fourth and surely his last appearance in the World Olympics.
4. He realized that he wasn’t as fast as he used to be.
5. A few years ago he set world records in the 100-meter dash and in the 400-meter relay and won a silver medal in the long jump.
6. Carl Lewis is a renowned sprinter and track-and-field personality.
7. Carl Lewis made only a few appearances in races during the few months before the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
8. He had known pressure from his fans and media before but never, even as a professional runner, this kind of pressure.
9. He felt pressure partly because he was afraid of raising expectations even higher and he did not want to be distracted by interviews and adoring fans.
10. The interviewers and fans would follow him into stores and restaurants demanding autographs and photo opportunities.
11. Mostly, he wanted to conserve his energies and concentrate on winning his favorite competition, the long jump.
12. He wanted to bring home another gold medal for the United States.
13. Another gold medal was the most fitting conclusion to his brilliant career in track and field.