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Hand in Hand

At the inaugural London Marathon in 1981, Dick Beardsley and Inge Simonsen who, having battled stride for stride for 26.2 miles, crossed the line hand in hand.

In doing so, the pair famously were declared joint winners of the London Marathon.

They have been telling Sportshour the story oif that day

Photo: Joint London Marathon winners, Dick Beardsley and Inge Simonsen, hand in hand. Credit: Mark Shearman

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