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OLYMPIC 64 BIKILA

1964: ABEBE BIKILA ENTERS THE STADIUM TO WIN THE OLYMPIC MARATHON FOR THE SECOND TIME AT THE TOKYO OLYMPICS. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY WON IN ROME IN 1960.(TD)(PU) Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
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London 1948-Near the stadium:GAILLY Etienne (BEL) 3rd,ahead of CABRERA D. (ARG) 1st and RICHARDS T. (GBR) 2nd
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Gelindo Bordin of Italy Ahmed Salah of Djibou and Douglas Wakihuri of Kenya running

2 Oct 1988: Gelindo Bordin (left) of Italy Ahmed Salah (centre) of Djibouti and Douglas Wakihuri (right) of Kenya in action during the Marathon event at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. \ Bordin won the gold medal, Wakihuri won the silver and Salah won the bronze medal in this event. \ Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell/Allsport
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Rome 1960-BIKILA Abebe (ETH) 1st.
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Barefoot Olympic Gold

Ethiopian runner Bikila Abebe with his gold medal after winning the marathon at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, 12th September 1960. Abdeslon Rhadi of Morocco, left, won silver and Barry Magee of New Zealand won the bronze. Abebe, one of Haile Selassie's personal bodyguards, ran the race barefoot and set an Olympic record with his victory. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Barefoot Bikila

Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia, running barefoot, draws away from Abdesselem Rhadi of Morocco near the finish of the marathon at the 1960 Rome Olympics. He went on to win with a new Olympic record time of 2 hours 15 minutes 16 seconds. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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