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don quarrie

Postby sicpuppie » Mon Sep 22, 2003 5:59 am

nobody in his day could run the 200m turn like DQ
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Re: don quarrie

Postby Guest » Mon Sep 22, 2003 6:31 am

He was certainly excellent!! I think he was already past his best when he won Olympic Gold in the 200m in 1976. His injury in 1972 cost us an interesting clash with Valeri Borzov in those Olympics. I witnessed some stellar clashes in the early 70's between Quarrie and the unfortunate but also excellent Steve Williams.

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