Tuesday, September 1, 2020

 


On this day



In 1949, Finnish long distance runner Viljo Heino ran 10,000m world record 29:27.2 in Kouvola, Finland


In 1960, US 4 x 200m freestyle relay team of George Harrison, Dick Blick, Mike Troy & Jeff Farrell swam world record 8:10.2 to beat Japan by 3.3 seconds and win gold medal at the Rome Olympics


In 1960, US 4 x 100m medley relay team swam world record 4:05.4 to beat Australia and win the gold medal at the Rome Olympics; Frank McKinney, Paul Hait, Lance Larson & Jeff Farrell



Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim is a Bangladeshi cricketer and the former captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team. Between August 2009 and December 2010 Rahim was Bangladesh's vice-captain, in all formats. He was ranked as one of the world's most famous athletes by ESPN in 2019.

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