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21 January 2014, 10am

Former 5000m world record-holder Chris Chataway died on Sunday at the age of 82 after battling with cancer for two-and-a-half years. One of Britain's best middle-distance runners, Chataway competed at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki but tripped on the curb on the final bend of the 5000m and finished fifth.

Former 5000m record holder Chataway dies

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