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August 7, 1932 in Sports History

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Person of interestAbebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian Olympic marathon champion (Olympic gold, marathon 1960, 64) and Africa's first world record breaking athlete in any sport, who won the 1960 Olympics marathon barefoot, born in Jato, Ethiopian Empire (d. 1973)

Marathon Runner Abebe Bikila
Marathon Runner
Abebe Bikila

1932 in Sport