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1976 - TORONTO - News and Life

Cuban racer Alberto Juantorena; taking long strides powered by his 190 pounds on a 6 foot; 3 inch body; breaks the tape to set world record of 1:43.50 and win the olympic gold medal in the 800-metre event yesterday. Ivo Vandamme of Belgium and Rick WOhlhuter of the U.S. finished second and third.<br />
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FILE PHOTO :  Bob Olsen - Toronto Star archives, via AQP
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1976 olympics
Cuban racer Alberto Juantorena; taking long strides powered by his 190 pounds on a 6 foot; 3 inch body; breaks the tape to set world record of 1:43.50 and win the olympic gold medal in the 800-metre event yesterday. Ivo Vandamme of Belgium and Rick WOhlhuter of the U.S. finished second and third.

FILE PHOTO : Bob Olsen - Toronto Star archives, via AQP

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From gallery: 1976 - TORONTO - News and Life
Source: Toronto Star archives
Date: 4 Sep 2021
Location: Canada
Credit: Toronto Star archives
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