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My 10,000m final at the 1988 Olympics

Race day I woke up on the morning of September 30th with a raw sore throat. I had a virus—that explained why I had felt so sluggish for two days. Instantly I was plunged into despair. Had all my hard … Continue reading

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My Olympic 10,000m semifinal: Olympic Training Log Sept 24-Sept 29

The Women’s 10,000m Semifinal September 26, 1988 On day 4 of Athletics competition, my race day finally arrived. In 1988 both men and women had to run a 10,000m semifinal, unlike at London 2012 when the 10,000m was run as a straight … Continue reading

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