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Murray Halberg

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Sport, 1940-1960

The mid-century decades brought more mass participation in sport, the consolidation of many national competitions, and greater achievement at international level. Read the full article

Page 2 - Lydiard's legacy

The cult of masculinity had one positive spin-off: Arthur Lydiard. A runner of iron will but limited natural ability, he discovered that as he ran further he got fitter.

Radio commentary of gold medal runs by Peter Snell (800 m) and Murrary Halberg (5000 m) in the 1960 Rome Olympics.

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