Munich, 1972: filming Borzov

IOC1972-08-01

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Some of the cameramen accompanied the runners – by running, guided and helped by a colleague just behind them. And they needed to be pretty quick to follow the men’s 100m on 1 September 1972, at the Games in Munich. The gold medal went to the Soviet Union’s Valeriy Borzov, “the fastest man in the world”, also called the “human machine” or “robot” in reference to his iron will and perfect technique.

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  • Title: Munich, 1972: filming Borzov
  • Creator: IOC
  • Date Created: 1972-08-01
  • Location: Munich, DE

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