Kōrero: Athletics

Allison Roe in the New York Marathon, 1981 (2 o 2)

Allison Roe in the New York Marathon, 1981

In 1981 New Zealander Allison Roe won the prestigious New York Marathon. Initially it was thought that she had set a new world record with her time of two hours 25 minutes 29 seconds, but the course was found to be 150 metres short. She cuts a commanding figure on her way to victory.

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David Colquhoun, 'Athletics - The golden era continues, 1970 to 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39969/allison-roe-in-the-new-york-marathon-1981 (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā David Colquhoun, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 20 Sep 2016