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Coe-d of honour: Steve Ovett breaks silence on famous rivalry with Lord Seb

July 16, 2012

More than 20 years on, Ovett reveals what he REALLY thinks about a man he says was his toughest opponent because he was “bullet-proof”

By Mike Walters, The Daily Mirror

So much for deadly rivals – Steve Ovett says Sebastian Coe was his toughest opponent because he was “bullet-proof”.

Today, Ovett lays to rest more than 20 years of intrigue, innuendo and ill-informed gossip about Britain’s great Olympic middle-distance double act.

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Tags: steve ovett (24) , sebastian coe (50) , mike walters (1)

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