Ath­let­ics

Country Life Every Week - - In The Garden -

Au­gust 12–20 Dead cert Usain Bolt ( far left) in the 100m. Ob­vi­ously Best of Bri­tish Mo Farah ( right) is still the man to catch in the 5,000m and 10,000m; Jes­sica En­nis-hill ( left) will make Olympic his­tory if she can de­fend her hep­tathlon ti­tle Corinthian con­tender Long-jump gold medal­list Greg Ruther­ford ( above) could have been lost to As­ton Villa as a teenager and he re­cently mooted the idea of qual­i­fy­ing for bob­sleigh in the 2018 Win­ter Olympics; at 42, 10,000m run­ner Jo Pavey will be the old­est Bri­tish woman to run in a Games Beat that Black Amer­i­can ath­lete Jesse Owens up­set Hitler by win­ning four golds at Ber­lin in 1936 Golden mo­ment The epic mid­dle-dis­tance bat­tle be­tween Se­bas­tian Coe and Steve Ovett (who won) in the 800m at Moscow in 1980 Need to know Tsegai Tewelde, rep­re­sent­ing Great Bri­tain in the men’s marathon, has a scar on his fore­head from a land­mine ex­plo­sion in Eritrea when he was eight years old

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