Collett, Wayne

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Collett, Wayne Gender: M
Wayne Collett
born on 20 October 1949 at 18:08 (= 6:08 PM )
Place Los angeles CA, USA, 34n03, 118w14
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 27°21' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°57 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 17°22'


American athlete, an Olympic Silver Medal winner at the 1972 Munich Olympics in the field and track events for the 400m race. However, having received their medals, he and his Gold Medal winner teammate, staged a protest by talking and acting casually during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner. Collett and Gold medal winner Vince Matthews, were staging a protest on behalf of the mistreatment of Blacks in America; for their protest, they were barred from the Olympics for life.

A graduate of UCLA where he was later inducted into the university's hall of fame (1992) he worked as an attorney and in real estate. He and his wife had two sons.

Collet died of cancer on March 17, 2010 in Los Angeles.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1972 (Silver Medal in Olympics)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts


  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (Runner)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease