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File:BillyMills Crossing Finish Line 1964Olympics.jpg

English: Billy Mills winning the 10,000m in the 1964 Olympics: 1stLt William “Billy” Mills, USMCR, wove through a field of lapped runners and passed the race favorite, Ron Clarke of Australia, to win the 10,000 meters race at the 1964 Olympic Games. His victory is described as one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history and he is still the only American to ever win a gold medal in that event.
Date 14 October 1964
Source History Division, United States Marine Corps (main page on 2008-08-14)
Author Official Marine Corps Photo # A411758
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