Michel Jazy ' French Middle Distance Runner ' Track and Field Signed Photograph Autograph £25.00
This is a bold Hand Signed Colour 8.5" x 6" Reproduction Photo of the former French Middle distance runner who set a new World Record for the Mile - 3.53.6 in 1965.
Michel Jazy (born June 13, 1936 in Oignies) is a former French middle distance runner, who won the silver medal over 1500 metres at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The race was won by Herb Elliott in a new world record time. Jazy also set a world record over the mile run in a time of 3:53.6 minutes in Rennes in 1965, a world record over 2000 metres in 4:56.1 minutes in Saint Maur in 1966, and a world record over 3000 metres in 7:49 minutes in Melun in 1965.