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Horacio Esteves any reason behind his Olympic failure?

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  • #16
    To be honest, I don't think Esteves was even the best sprinter in Venezuela at the time. Arquimedes Herrera was a semi-finalist in both sprints in Tokyo, and ranked #4 in the world in the 100 in 1963. Esteves ran reasonably well in Rome in '60 but wasn't ever going to make the final. The only unlucky sprinter in the Rome semis was Jerome, who had a very good shot at beating Hary in the final - he was about a meter clear of Radford in the semis when he pulled

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