DRUT Guy (1950) France / Track and field
From the North of France, Guy Drut won the gold medal for the 110 m hurdles in Montreal in '76, four years after having finished second in Munich. His victory ended 48 years of domination of the event by the Americans. Born in Montreal, his victory was special to the city, Michel Jazy, from Montreal as well, having failed to obtain it in 1960.Since then, Drut entered into politics, becoming youth and sports minister for two years. In particular, it was he who was designated to thank, in the name of the nation, the French gold medal winners at the Atlanta games.