7396_Tokyo_Olympic_Marathon2.mov

7396_Tokyo_Olympic_Marathon2

A man in a hat and suit ushers Kōkichi Tsuburaya towards a crowd of people on the track. Pan shot of Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia (#17), entering the group of runners. Bikila broke the world record to defend his gold medal by completing the marathon in 2 hours, 12 minuets, and 11.2 seconds. In doing this , he broke the world record, entering the stadium a full 4 minutes and 8 seconds ahead of the next runner, Basil Heathley of Great Britain.

1960s
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