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Chapter 133. With a kick like Seb Coe, coming around the final bend...
Episode 13321st November 2022 • The Corona Diaries • Steve Hogarth
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For those of us that lived through his achievements in real time, it's easy to close my eyes and be taken right back to the moment when Seb Coe lined up in the final of the 1500m at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.

Middle-distance running took on almost rock'n'roll stature at the time in Britain, as Steve Ovett, Steve Cram & Seb Coe dominated both the centre piece events of 800 & 1500 breaking world records at every turn.

We all got up in the middle of the night to watch that final, and be exhilarated by that truly epic last lap.

But why am I reminiscing about that now, well TCD has just come around that final bend with Ant & myself doing a very good impression of Steve & Seb at their peak.

Love'n'klaxons,

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