What is your favourite international Olympic athletics moment?
Bob Beamon leaps an incredible 8.90m at Mexico City 1968 to set a long jump world record that would stand for 23 years
Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett win each other’s primary event at Moscow 1980, Coe taking gold in the 1500m while Ovett wins the 800m
Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at Berlin 1936, making a mockery of theories of Aryan supremacy
Derek Redmond is helped to the finish line by his father after snapping his hamstring during the 400m semifinal at Barcelona 1992
Cathy Freeman wins 400m gold at Sydney 2000, a proud moment for the Australian Aborigine
Usain Bolt wins back-to-back gold medals in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relays at Beijing 2008 and London 2012
Michael Johnson wins double gold in the 200m and 400m at Atlanta 1996
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