Marathon I

Australia, 1983

Film
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Looks at the individual training strategies and motivation of top world marathon runner Robert de Castella of Australia and Alberto Salazar of the USA. Follows each of them as they fight it out in the 1982 Rotterdam marathon, highlighting the incredible winning performance by de Castella, who after having run twenty-five miles at a rate of five minutes per mile, covered the last mile in a staggering four minutes and thirty-two seconds.

Credits

director

Tim Kupsch

producer

John Blackett-Smith Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

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