Olympics: Unforgettable moments

Updated: Jul 23, 2012 14:07 IST

Former US Olympian Bob Beamon passes the Olympic flame during the torch relay in New York. Beamon set an Olympic and world record at the Mexico City games in 1968 with a long jump of 29 feet, two-and-a-half inches. His record stood for 23 years. Reuters/Todd Warshaw
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Former US Olympian Bob Beamon passes the Olympic flame during the torch relay in New York. Beamon set an Olympic and world record at the Mexico City games in 1968 with a long jump of 29 feet, two-and-a-half inches. His record stood for 23 years. Reuters/Todd Warshaw

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