Our 1948 champion and very young. So his first Olympics in 1968, 1972, 1976. Age 20 years. Long puzzled over non-US Olympic champion men, and nothing good is to give. Several times reread the question and understood that the reference point should be the young champion of 2008 and under the age of 20. According to these parameters is only suitable Pamela Jelimo 19 years. So we must find an Olympic champion 1968 800m women. So our congratulations should be addressed to Madeline Manning. Her first medal - gold 1968 800m. Silver 4x400m 1972. She is the only one American woman who won the 800m. Happy Birthday to Madeline Manning!