Rio 2016: David Hemery hurdles to gold in Mexico City, 1968

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BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Great Britain's David Hemery wins the men's 400m hurdles in a then world record of 48.12 seconds at the Mexico City Games in 1968.

As for who came third? Well, that was Great Britain's John Sherwood. The commentator was David Coleman.

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