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Filbert Bayi - Gold For Tanzania!

How the 1500-metre runner won a famous race at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand.

In 1974, the Tanzanian Filbert Bayi won one of the greatest 1500-metre races of all time at the Commonwealth Games in New Zealand. Bayi led from the front and held off a strong field to win gold and set a world record. Bayi is a legendary figure in Tanzania, where he now runs an AIDS charity. He talks to Ashley Byrne.

PHOTO: Filbert Bayi on his way to victory (Getty Images)

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Tue 3 Apr 2018 23:50GMT

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