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Ep 245 - 100m Olympic Gold Back-To-Back - Wyomia Tyus on reclaiming the record

December 18, 2020 Jody Raynsford & David Hellard Episode 245
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Ep 245 - 100m Olympic Gold Back-To-Back - Wyomia Tyus on reclaiming the record
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Ep 245 - 100m Olympic Gold Back-To-Back - Wyomia Tyus on reclaiming the record
Dec 18, 2020 Episode 245
Jody Raynsford & David Hellard

Who was the first athlete to retain their Olympic gold medal title in the 100 metres?

If you thought it was Carl Lewis, you're WRONG.

If you're wrong, we don't blame you because it's as though Wyomia Tyus's record has been overlooked when writing the history of Olympic gold medal success.

In this episode, Jody and David speak with former US Olympic athlete Wyomia about her mission to tell her story and the incredible story of the Tigerbelle track team that dominated women's athletics over this period.

 Wyomia goes right back to her beginnings to recall how she made it to Olympic level, holding the world record in the 100 metres and her history-defining feats of winning the 100-metre gold in 1964 and 1968. 

Wyomia's story is incredible. You're going to love this.

Enjoy!

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The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard and Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst.

A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.

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Show Notes

Who was the first athlete to retain their Olympic gold medal title in the 100 metres?

If you thought it was Carl Lewis, you're WRONG.

If you're wrong, we don't blame you because it's as though Wyomia Tyus's record has been overlooked when writing the history of Olympic gold medal success.

In this episode, Jody and David speak with former US Olympic athlete Wyomia about her mission to tell her story and the incredible story of the Tigerbelle track team that dominated women's athletics over this period.

 Wyomia goes right back to her beginnings to recall how she made it to Olympic level, holding the world record in the 100 metres and her history-defining feats of winning the 100-metre gold in 1964 and 1968. 

Wyomia's story is incredible. You're going to love this.

Enjoy!

If you enjoyed this episode please SUBSCRIBE to get every episode delivered to you before everyone else.

Join the conversation! Suggest future guests, wallow in your malaise or offer your unsolicited opinion on running issues or anything else over at the Bad Boy Running Podcast Facebook group, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/badboyrunning

Send us your feedback and comments at letters@badboyrunning.com.

Join the Bad Boy Running Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/badboyrunning

Visit the Bad Boy Running store for merchandise: https://store.badboyrunning.com

Join the Bad Boy Running Club here: https://club.badboyrunning.com

About Bad Boy Running:

The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard and Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst.

A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.

Follow Bad Boy Running on social media:

Website: https://www.badboyrunning.com

Facebook: