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Published on Aug 8, 2012
Bob Beamon's Long Olympic Shadow. Beamon's performance in Mexico City in 1968 would beat the winner in London, Greg Rutherford of Britain, by about two feet. The New York Times examines modern Olympic results in the context of 116 years of the Games.
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