Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 19, 1956

¶ Well on the way toward matching his own world's mile record (3:58), Australia's John Landy sprinted toward the last lap of a race at Melbourne's Olympic Park Arena, saw competitor Ron Clarke trip and sprawl in front of him, hurdled the fallen runner and tore a tendon as he pulled up short to help him from the track. "Get going, John," urged Clarke. Reassured, Landy tore after the leaders and won in the remarkable time of 4:04.2.

¶ Still too much of an untouchable to get competition from ordinary amateurs, Marine Lieut. Wes Santee ran against only two others in...

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