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TITAN OF THE TRACK

NEW ZEALAND HAS PRODUCED SOME OF THE MOST PROLIFIC MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNERS IN HISTORY. CAMERON TUCKER TALKS TO POSSIBLY THE GREATEST OF THEM ALL
Peter Snell: Olympic champion in 1960 and 1964

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

THIS YEAR has been a record-breaking one in sport for New Zealand. The island nation, renowned for its haka-dancing rugby team, secured its largest ever medal haul at the Olympics in Rio.

Four of those medals came in athletics, including a bronze in the men’s 1500m for veteran Nick Willis, adding to his silver from Beijing.

Middle-distance running holds a sacred place in Kiwi lore. Since Jack Lovelock’s 1500m gold in Berlin (1936), the country’s medal cabinet has been kept full with gold from John Walker (1500m, Montreal 1976), Rod Dixon’s bronze (1500m, Munich 1972) and Willis’s double.

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