Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

Here Comes Mills!

Flying under the expert's radar in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Billy Mills crossed the finish line in the 10,000 meter run, thrust his arms into the air, and, as one sportswriter described it, wore “an expression of rapture on his face.” He had won Olympic gold and set a new Olympic record.


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