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olympics semifinals

The heats and semi-finals of 4 x 100 metres relay at 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. The Australian team would have made the final if they were able to repeat their time in the heats which was a national record that would be unbroken for eight years. Source: Sports Reference website

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Published on July 4, 2016 at 277 × 384 in Ted McGlynn – the smiling sprinter!