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Four-time world champ elected captain

Updated: August 13, 2004, 11:58 PM ET
Associated Press

GEORGIOUPOLIS, Greece -- Three-time Olympic hurdler Allen Johnson has been elected captain of the U.S. track and field team at the Athens Games.

Johnson, 1996 Olympic gold medalist and the only person to win four world championships in the 110-meter hurdles, was elected this week by the 82 athletes on hand at the U.S. pre-Olympic training camp at a seaside resort in Crete.

Johnson, 33, is a favorite to win the gold in his event in Athens. Known for his accessibility and leadership ...

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