Frank (originally Frankie) Fredericks (born October 2, 1967) is a former athlete from Namibia, and now one of Mizuno’s global ambassadors. Running in the 100m and 200m, he won four silver medals at the Olympic Games (two in 1992 and two in 1996), making him Namibia's first and so far only Olympic medalist. He also won gold medals
at the World Championships, World Indoor Championships, All-Africa Games and Commonwealth Games. He is the world indoor record-holder for 200 metres, with a
time of 19.92 seconds set in 1996. He has broken 20 seconds for the 200m on 24 occasions – more times than any other man, and also holds the fastest non-winning time for the 200 metres. In August 1996, Fredericks ran 19.68 seconds in the Olympic final from Atlanta, Georgia.Frankie Fredericks is today a member of the ‘Champions for Peace’ club, a group of 54 famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport, created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization. After the end of 2004 outdoor season, Fredericks retired from competition and in the same year became a member of the International Olympic Committee.