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lease
RE: Training of a junior athlete in 1974 who did in 800m 1'47''9

lease wrote:

Harbig ran 1:46.6 (a WR by 1.6secs!) and 46.0, almost 80 years ago.

Fixed. Imagine taking more than a second and a half off a record that was already less than two minutes' duration! Somebody today who cut the same chunk from the 3,000m or 5,000m record would be considered to have "smashed" it.

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