HOF hon­ours de­fi­ant duo

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - RACING -

MORE than 50 years af­ter be­ing sent home from the 1968 Mex­ico City Olympics for their raised-fist protest, Amer­i­cans Tom­mie Smith and John Car­los have been in­ducted into the US Olympic and Par­a­lympic Com­mit­tee’s Hall of Fame.

Car­los said the hon­our showed “we can make mis­takes in life and there should be no shame”.

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