Albie Thomas Mile at The Crest in Sydney, NSW

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Crest Athletic Track, Georges Hall, Sydney, NSW

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The Albie Thomas Mile at The Crest Athletic Track in Sydney, NSW is an event dedicated to one of Australia's greatest distance runners. There are also a number of other events including Little Athletics on the evening.

Albie Thomas broke world records, competed at three Olympic Games (Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960 and Tokyo 1964), was a dual Commonwealth Games (Cardiff 1958 and Perth 1962) medallist and later, coached and worked tirelessly for the St George Athletics Club. In 1960, Albie ran 3:58.8 to record the first sub-four minute mile on grass in NSW. Albie later lowered this record to 3:58.3.

Organiser

Bankstown Sports Athletics Club

Distances/Events

1 mile
various other events

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