• Australia's Legendary Olympic Runners

Peter Norman

Peter Norman, silver medallist in the 200m at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics will be remembered for his support of American sprinters & civil rights activists Tommie Smith & John Carlos. Amazingly Norman still holds the Australian 200m record 44yrs on.

Photo by AP Jun 14, 2012

Australia's Legendary Olympic Runners

Australia has a strong history in Athletics at the Olympics and our resurgent team is set to be the largest & most successful in recent Olympics. We take a look back at Australia's former running glory days.