Sport: Gunder's Shadow

After his U.S. debut three weeks ago, Sweden's wraithlike Gunder Hägg stood at a microphone and told his countrymen he was sorry that Arne Andersson had not come along with him. Andersson, a 27-year-old Gothenburg schoolteacher, had set the pace for Hägg in most of his seven world's record runs, had always finished a shadow length behind.

Last week, on the eve of his second U.S. appearance, Gunder Hägg was doubly sorry his shadow had stayed home. In the National Swedish Festival track meet at Gothenburg, just a year to the day after Hägg broke the world's mile record, Andersson beat it...

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