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The Greatest Long Jump Battle in History

In 1991, Mike Powell and Carl Lewis both beat Bob Beamon's iconic long jump record at the World Championships in Tokyo.

In 1991, Mike Powell and Carl Lewis took on Bob Beamon's iconic Long Jump world record at the World Championships in Tokyo. In an epic battle, both men went further than Beamon, with Mike Powell eventually setting a record that stands to this day. He talks to Adrian Moorhead for Sporting Witness. The programme is a Sparklab Production and was first broadcast in June 2015.

PHOTO: Mike Powell breaking the record. Credit: Getty Images.

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