Sport: Dream Race

Before dozing off for a final nap a few hours before the big race one day last week, British Miler Derek Ibbotson had a happy premonition. "It's going to be interesting tonight," he predicted. "I think the time will be 3 :50-something."

Like Ibbotson, the crowd of 30,000 that jammed London's White City Stadium expected great things in the International Invitation Mile, an added attraction of a London v. New York Track and Field Meet. The entries included three of the world's best middle-distance runners: Czechoslovakia's Stanislav Jungwirth, who had just set a world record for the 1,500 meters (3:38.1); Ireland's Ron...

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