Sunday Times Magazine 20 August 1972 Munich Olympics David Bedford Juha Vaatainen

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Sunday Times Magazine 20 August 1972 Munich Olympics David Bedford Juha Vaatainen
The Sunday Times Magazine Contents, August 20, 1972 Six days before the opening of the Munich Olympic Games, a look at some of the athletes who will be there, some of the great names who have made their mark there in the past, and, in contrast, some who are unlikely to get any nearer to the Olympics than the 25-yard sack race for under-9s. Cover portrait of David Bedford, perhaps Britain's greatest hope for a Munich gold medal, by Julian Allen. Faster, higher, stronger: the advance of Olympic achievement from Athens, 1896, to Mexico, 1968. DraWings by Giovanni Caselli; commentary by Nicholas Mason. Page 8 The fastest Lapp: Juha Vaatainen, the 10,000-metre and 5000-metre European champion and heir to the great tradition of Finnish long-distance running, talks to Norman Harris; illustration by Julian Allen. Page 12 A match for anyone: a profile of David Jenkins, Britain's 400-metre challenger, by Cliff Temple. Photograph by Duffy. Page 18 The relative superman: Jim Fox, Britain's best modern pentathlete, interviewed by Norman Harris; photographs by Eric Lockrane. Page 28 Winning ways: the women athletes of East Germany; report by John Lovesey. Page 30 Plimsoll power: the tensions and temperament of a school sports day, by Philip Norman; photographs by Richard Beck.

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The Sunday Times Magazine is a supplement to The Sunday Times newspaper. The Sunday Times Magazine became Britain's first colour newspaper supplement on its launch in February 1962. Over the past 50 years, The Sunday Times Magazine has featured stunning images by many of the worlds great photographers. As well as a string of sumptuously presented images are works by many highly regarded writers such as Ian Fleming, Martin Amis, Zoe Heller, James Fox, Bruce Chatwin, Jilly Cooper and Nicholas Tomalin.
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