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Arthur Lydiard


Arthur Lydiard (left), having finished second to Gordon Bromley in the New Zealand Marathon Championships, March 1949.

Lydiard was a marathon runner and athletics coach, whose most notable trainees included national, Olympic and Commonwealth Games champions.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-8602-35
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