Story: Lydiard, Arthur Leslie

Commonwealth Games coach

In an April 1989 interview with Paul Holmes, Arthur Lydiard discusses the effects on runners of too much anaerobic training, and mentions the aerobic training of Kenyan runner Ibrahim Hussein, who had won the Boston marathon the previous year. Lydiard coached the New Zealand athletics team for the 1990 Commonwealth Games, which were held in Auckland.

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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-3 (accessed 10 December 2019)