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In the final event—the 1500 meters, which was seen live on national television—Jenner looked content to finish the long competition.
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Jenner achieved five personal bests on the first day of the men's decathlon – a "home run" – despite being in second place behind Guido Kratschmer of West Germany.Her new name was publicly announced in July of that year, with her name and gender being legally changed the following September. Needing to make up a 19-second gap on Gough in the men's 1500 metres, Jenner qualified for the Olympic team by running a fast final lap, finishing 22 seconds ahead of the other runners.This prompted the Eugene Register-Guard to ask: "Who's Jenner?Crownover provided most of the family income by working as a flight attendant for United Airlines.
In the era before professional American athletes were allowed to compete in Olympic sports, this kind of training was unheard of.Jenner set a new personal best time and won the gold medal with a world-record score of 8,618 points.