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English: Billy Mills winning the 10,000m in the 1964 Olympics: 1stLt William “Billy” Mills, USMCR (No. 722),[1] wove through a field of lapped runners and passed the race favorite, Ron Clarke (No. 12, "1" visible on shirt)[1] of Australia, to win the 10,000 meters race at the 1964 Olympic Games. His victory is described as one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history and he is still the only American to ever win a gold medal in that event. Mohammed Gammoudi (615)[1] won the silver medal.
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Source History Division, United States Marine Corps (main page on 2008-08-14)
Author Official Marine Corps Photo # A411758
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  1. a b c Meek, Richard (1964). USA Billy Mills (772), Australia Ron Clarke (12) Tunisia Mohamed Gamoudi (615), and others in action at the start of Men's 10,000M Final at National Olympic Stadium.. Best of Billy Mills. Getty Images. Retrieved on 2015-06-17.

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