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This day in sports history: Cuban mailman runs Olympic marathon in dress shoes

… and placed fourth!

Yesterday I happened to be in the car as radio host Norm Hitzges told the story of Felix Carvajal, a legend, apparently, but I had never heard of him. The audio is about 2 minutes and totally worth a listen.

Listen here.

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2 thoughts on “This day in sports history: Cuban mailman runs Olympic marathon in dress shoes

  1. I read your story in the DMN. Great writing. You should be proud of all you have accomplished — especially the BQ!

    BA ’92

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