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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Director of Active Norfolk, Laurie Hull remembered Robert Beamon at the 1968 Mexico Olympics as he secured his world record in long jump.
He said: “Rob Beamon jumped about five yards, it was never explained how he did it – it was fantastic. Something else that sticks out in my mind was the black power salutes in the sixties and Anita Lonsbrough swimming in Rome.”