Though he never scaled the heights of his contemporaries Peter Snell and Murray Halberg, Barry Magee compiled a fabulous record as a runner.

He is best remembered for taking the bronze medal in the 1960 Rome Olympic marathon, a race made famous because Ethiopian Abebe Bikila won it and opened up international athletics to the African continent.   But there was a lot more to Magee's athletics CV than just that one race.

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Barry's Games History