David Bedford " Track & Field " Sport Signed Cards Autograph £10.00
This is an In Person signed white card 5.75" x 4" by the English former long distance runner.
David Colin Bedford (born London 30 December 1949) is an English former long distance runner, a colourful character whose career spanned the early 1970s. He is now race director of the London Marathon, and a representative for UK Athletics on the IAAF Road Running Committee. Bedford held the world record at 10,000m, improving it 7.6 seconds with 27 minutes 30.80 seconds in 1973. He held the British record for 3,000m steeplechase and 5,000m. He usually ran in red socks. Bedford was a great distance runner of the 1970s but his achievements were against the clock; in championships his lack of a fast final lap left him trailing at the tape. He led for lap after lap in the 1971 European 10,000m final but the pack swept past him.