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It's Time to Take the Blame From Zola

April 06, 1991

In a recent article on South Africa and the Olympics, Scott Kraft wrote, "Zola Budd . . . gained notoriety for running up Mary Decker's heels." My recollection is that Decker ran up Budd's heels, not once but twice.

D.H. POTTS

Goleta

Editor's note: Decker did trip while running behind Budd, apparently clipping her heels, in the 1984 Olympics.

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