Soviet athlete Robert Shavlakadze clears the bar during the High Jump event at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, 17th October 1964, where he finished fifth. He won the gold medal in 1960 in Rome.
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Peter Snell of New Zealand acknowledges the applause after winning the gold medal in the 1,500 metres at the Olympic games held in Tokyo. His time was 3 mins 38.1 seconds.
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Britain's Ken Matthews is supported by his wife Sheila after winning the 20 kilometre walk at the Tokyo Olympic Games in a record time of 1 hour 29 minutes 34 seconds.
New Zealander Peter Snell winning the gold medal in the 1,500 metres at the Tokyo Olympic Games held at the National Stadium. He also won the 800 metres.
British athlete Ann Packer, while working as a PE teacher at Coombe County Girls School, after winning the 800 metres at the Tokyo Olympics and setting a new world record in the process.
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French showjumper Pierre Jonqueres d'Oriola competing in the showjumping event at the Olympic Games, Tokyo. He went on to win the gold medal.
Photo taken 10 October 1964 shows the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympic Games at Tokyo's national stadium. Tokyo is making a head start bidding for the 2016 Summer Olympics, with its nationalist leader hoping to restore some of the...More
The winners of the Judo Men's Openweight event line up for their medals at the Tokyo Olympics, 24th October 1964. From left to right, they are Akio Kaminaga of Japan (silver), Anton Geesink of the Netherlands (gold) and Theodore...More
Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia runs through the streets of Tokyo, on his way to winning the marathon at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. In 1960 in Rome, barely known outside his country, he ran barefoot to become the first black African to...More
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The three winners of the marathon event at the Tokyo Olympics stand side by side on the rostrum, 23rd October 1964. From left to right, they are Basil Heatley of Great British (silver), Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia (gold) and Kokichi...More