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Emil Zátopek’s long distance treble at Helsinki 1952 | Countdown to 2016

Countdown to 2016 – December 23rd – Emil Zátopek

At Helsinki 1952, Czechoslovak long distance runner Emil Zátopek won gold in the Men’s 5,000m, 10,000m and Marathon, a feat that has never been repeated.

Each day of December we will reveal an iconic moment from Olympic history as we countdown to the Olympic year.

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