BBC Sport - Rio 2016: Don Thompson wins walking gold in Rome, 1960

Bathroom training leads to walking gold

BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Great Britain's Don Thompson wins walking gold at the 1960 Games in Rome. Thompson followed a training regime that consisted of a boiling kettle and a burning stove in his bathroom...

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