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Arguably one of the most incredible feats in the history of athletics, on this day 50 years ago, Bob Beamon landed at 8.90 to break the long jump world record A mark which stood for TWENTY THREE YEARS🤯🤯🤯#celebrate68

An unforgettable day for athletics and humanity. Tommie Smith and John Carlos standing proud on the Mexico 1968 podium. A moment which transcended the sporting world and beyond #celebrate68

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Cross country at the Youth Olympics . Uganda’s Sarah Chalangat won the women’s race, while Kenya’s Jackson Muema won the men’s. Both earn 3k gold medals based on their combined finishes.

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Wyomia Tyus, an inspirational woman who became the first athlete EVER to win back-to-back 100m Olympic titles🥇🥇 #celebrate68 . Can you name the most recent athlete who has completed that same achievement?