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Jarmila Kratochvílová broke both the 400m and 800m world records.

Jarmila Kratochvílová broke both the and world records.

Alberto Juantorena (born 1950) is a Cuban track athlete who, at the 1976 Summer Olympics, became the first and so far only athlete to win both the 400 and 800 metres Olympic titles.

Cuban legend Alberto Juantorena, aka el Caballo ( the Horse ). Won the golds at Montreal Games in for the 400 & double, for the first & only time in Olympic history ~Via Jon Jenkins

Jarmila Kratochvílová, still world record holder in the 800m.

The women's track and field record book needs to be expunged.

In Jarmila Kratochvilova, a previously mediocre Czech middle distance runner, set a world record in the run.

Nadezhda Olizarenko 1980 | Olizarenko: won gold at 800m & 1,500m bronze at the 1980 Olympic Games. OS guld 800 meter 1980 Moskva.

Nadezhda Olizarenko

Olizarenko: won gold at & bronze at the 1980 Olympic Games

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Quincy Watts (USA)

Quincy Watts - Olympic & gold medallist in 1992 - U.

Jeremy Wariner - Athletics - Athens Olympics 2004 - Mens 400m, Mens 4 x 400m relay ~ Beijing 2008 Mens 4 x 100m Relay

Jeremy Wariner - Athletics - Athens Olympics 2004 - Mens Mens 4 x relay ~ Beijing 2008 Mens 4 x Relay

Ariane Friedrich of Germany celebrates her succesful jump... or as I like to call it: "Beast Mode initiated."

London 2012: Women's high jump - in pictures

tony high jump: Ariene Freidrich of Germany celebrates her succesful jump

There was no settling for the bronze this time for Sanya Richards-Ross.

Sanya Richards-Ross of US wins women’s 400 meters in London Olympics - The Boston Globe

Sanya Richards-Ross of the U. celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August REUTERS-Lucy Nicholson

Genzebe Dibaba's 2 mile world record was the perfect finale to an epic Sainsbury's Indoor GP

Genzebe Dibaba Photos - Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia wins the Two Mile race and sets a new world record during the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix at the NIA Arena on February 2014 in Birmingham, England.

Mo Farah wins gold in 5000m Rio 2016

Mohamed Farah of Great Britain reacts after winning gold in front of Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo of the United States in the Men's 5000 meter on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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