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British Distance Runner Basil Heatley Passes Away: The Reluctant Marathoner Who Snatched Silver at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics
Basil Heatley, who streaked to silver in the marathon at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was 85. The gold medal in that marathon went to Abebe Bikila, who simpl…