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Podcast

Sport 30 Jan 2020

'Podcast': Kathrine Switzer: The woman who forever changed the history of the marathon

00:00 40:00

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to register for a marathon. During the race they tried to forcibly remove her number – a scene that became immortalized, and the photograph of the moment made its way around the world. Afterwards, the number she wore – 261 – has become a symbol of gender equality in sports.

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