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Coe And Ovett

6th August 1980: English athlete Sebastian Coe, (right), in front of compatriot Steve Ovett, (centre), during the 1500 metres at the Olympic Games at Moscow, which Coe went on to win. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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Coe Wins At Moscow

English athlete Sebastian Coe after securing the gold medal in the 1500 metres at the Olympic Games at Moscow. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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Coes Gold Run

6th August 1980: British athlete Sebastian Coe running the 1500 metres final at the Moscow Olympics in which he won gold. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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SEBASTIAN COE OF GB WINS HIS FI

1980: Sebastian Coe of Great Britain raises his arms in celebration as he crosses the finish line to win the men's1500m race at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow, USSR. Seb Coe, one of the world's outstanding middle distance runners, won two goldmedals in the 1500 metres at both the 1980 Games in Moscow and the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, as well as the silver medals for the 800 metres in both these celebrations. He worked on the first Athletes Commissions of the IOC and addressed the1981 Congress in Barden Barden calling for lifetime bans for drug abuse. He is now a Member of Parliament in Great Britain. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport
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Coe Wins 1500 Metres

British runner Sebastian Coe wins the 1500 metres final at the Moscow Olympics, 1980. East Germany's Jurgen Straub (right) won silver and Steve Ovett (centre) of Great Britain took bronze. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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1980 Moscow Summer Olympic Games

MOSCOW - 1980: Daley Thompson of Great Britian competes in the Men's decathlon high jump event during the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympic games at the Lenin Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Thompson went on to win the Gold Medal in this event. (Photo by Getty Images)
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