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40 Years Later, Prefontaine's Last Big Record Is Busted

Galen Rupp beats his 5K meter record by 0.13 seconds

(Newser) - It took 40 years, but Steve Prefontaine's US record in the 5,000 meters finally fell Thursday night. It was the last major record held by Prefontaine, who died in a 1975 car crash at age 24, reports the Wall Street Journal . Galen Rupp finished his race at the...

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