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As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances. ---->>>

Running became boring because it's so predictable. I got to a point where I knew what my competition could do. ---->>>


Nationality: New Zealand
Born: 12-17, 1938
Birthplace: Opunake, Taranaki
Occupation: Athlete

Sir Peter George Snell KNZM OBE (born 17 December 1938) is a New Zealand former middle-distance runner. He won three Olympic gold medals, and is the only male since 1920 to win the 800 and 1500 metres at the same Olympics, in 1964. Snell had one of the shortest careers of world-famous international sportsmen, yet achieved so much that he was voted New Zealand’s "Sports Champion of the (20th) Century" and was one of 24 inaugural members of the International Association of Athletics Federations Hall Of Fame named in 2012 (wikipedia)