Story: Lydiard, Arthur Leslie

Olympic triumph

Peter Snell plunges across the finish line to win the 800 metres at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Listen to Arthur Lydiard discuss Snell’s race at the Olympics, and the health of athletics in New Zealand.

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David Green. 'Lydiard, Arthur Leslie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6l3/lydiard-arthur-leslie/page-2 (accessed 24 August 2019)