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Erroneous Statement Wasn't Totally Wrong

June 25, 1988

Regarding Jim Murray's statement that nobody has ever won consecutive Olympic gold medals four years apart in the 100 or 200 meters, or the long jump. Wyomia Tyus won the 100-meter dash in 1964 and '68. Possibly, he meant that no man has ever done it.

MICHAEL CARGAL

La Mesa

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