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Feature10 Sep 2020

Remembering Bikila’s 1960 Olympic marathon victory on its 60th anniversary

When Abebe Bikila – running barefoot - became the first black African to win an Olympic marathon gold medal on the streets of Rome it was without doubt one of the most iconic moments of the 1960 Games.

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Series23 Oct 2018

Jos Hermens’ story behind the picture - remembering Abebe Bikila

Dutch athletics manager Jos Hermens talks about the significance of this image of him by the statue of the late two-time Olympic marathon champion Abebe Bikila.

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