Wednesday, October 14, 2020

V 10 N. 71 Tony Blue R.I.P.

Here Tony Blue seen finishing a close second to Herb Elliott in an 880. Noting the recent passing of Australian Middle Distance Runner Tony Blue, Age 84. Mr. Blue was 3rd in the 1962British Empire and Commonwealth Games 880 behind Peter Snell and George Kerr. He ran in two Olympics getting as far as the semis in the 800 meters at Rome in 1960. This information was found at Australian Distance Running Nostalgia by Trevor Vincent.

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V 10 N. 72 Remembering Charlie Moore Olympic Gold 1952 400IH R.I.P.

Walt Murphy brought this news to our attention on his blog This Day in Track and Field. The notes below are from Olympedia....