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The long jump in Mexico featured an outstanding field. All three medallists from the 1964 Games had returned, along with strong challengers from East Germany, Australia and the Soviet Union. The narrow favourite, though, was another newcomer – the American Bob Beamon, from New York.

Athletics, BEAMON, Bob, long jump, Mexico 1968, United States of America, Men,
IOC - Bob Beamon - Long Jump men

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