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  • Tokyo 1964 gold medallist Billy Mills recalls the secret source of his inspiration | Video

    Tokyo 1964 gold medallist Billy Mills recalls the secret source of his inspiration

    Billy Mills’ win in the 10,000m at Tokyo 1964 was a landmark in the USA’s Olympic history, and he remains the only American to take a gold medal in the event. In our “Words of Olympians” series, the ground-breaking runner looks back on his milestone victory.
  • Vera Caslavska Wins 4 Olympic Titles at Tokyo 1964 | Video

    Vera Caslavska Wins 4 Olympic Titles at Tokyo 1964

    Vera Caslavska made her Olympic debut winning a silver medal in 1960, but it was four years later when she started to shine. At the Tokyo 1964 Games, Caslavska captured a total of 4 Olympic medals, three golds (all around, vault and balance beam) and a silver medal (team all around). In 1968, she went on to win gold in all around, vault, uneven bars and floor, becoming the only man or woman to win every individual Olympic title in gymnastics. Vera Caslavska (TCH) - Artistic Gymnastics - Japan 1964
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