Olympic Memories 8/21 1968 Mexico

1968 MEXICO Ralph Doubell was recovering from an Achilles injury that had sidelined him for 6mths. In an amazing comeback in Mexico City (which is the equivalent of running at top of Mt Kosiusko) he outkicked the favourite Wilson Kiprugut of Kenya to equal the World Record in 800m at 1.44.3.
Aslo Gold Maureen Caird in 80m Hurdles 10.3
Silver to Peter Norman 20.036 and Raylene Boyle 22.7 in the 200m Pam Kilbourn 80m Hdle 10.4 and Bronze Jenny Lamy 200m 22.8

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