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Jana Pittman in the 400m hurdles final at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, where she placed 5th.

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Justin Gatlin winning the 100m final in Athens, ahead of Portugals' Francis Obikwelu and Maurice Greene of the USA.

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Bronwyn Thompson soaring to fourth place at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

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Marlene Mathews with her great rival and friend Betty Cuthbert.

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Sarah Jamieson contesting the 1500m at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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John Steffenson, was a key member of Australia's silver medal winning 4 x 400 metre relay team at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

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Justin Gatlin winning the 100m final in Athens, ahead of Portugals' Francis Obikwelu and Maurice Greene of the USA.

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Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco celebrates his historic 5000m and 1500m double at Athens 2004.

Morocco's Olympic 5000m and 1500m champion Hicham El Guerrouj has retired from athletics...

Justin Gatlin winning the 100m final in Athens, ahead of Portugals' Francis Obikwelu and Maurice Greene of the USA.

A timing mistake has stripped world and Olympic champion Justin Gatlin of a stand-alone world record time in the men's 100m...

American Harrison 'Bones' Dillard on his way to gold in sprint hurdles at Helsinki 1952.

In 1928 Charley Paddock, the American who won the 100 metres sprint at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics, was on a lecture tour in the United States...