Mile News Tagged Seoul 1988


The Peter Elliott interview: How silver still bothers an Olympic man of steel

January 29, 2018

Best ever race? "Winning the Commonwealth Games. I’d visualised how the race would go and had dreamed about it a lot. Nobody could beat me."

By Paul Davis, The Star

Peter Elliott had flown out to Seoul in South Korea in 1988 a troubled man as a national newspaper campaigned against his Great...

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Catching Up with Jim Spivey: Part 3

November 15, 2006

1985-1989: Sub-3:50 Dream Mile, World 1500m bronze and 2000m AR
In 1985, he was crowned U.S. 1500m champion again, and but was not ranked in the world’s top 10 by Track & Field News. He was holding his own, and doing okay financially, but was still a good way from earning a medal on the world...

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