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From the Vault – Commonwealth Games: John Walker - The 3 49.4 Man

  • Sunday 1 Apr

G On the eve of the 1976 Montreal Olympics, this Keith Quinn-scripted profile traces the career of athlete John Walker. In this clip, Walker talks about the infamous 1500 metre race where he came second to Filbert Bayi at the 1974 Christchurch Games. Many commentators say this particular race was the greatest 1500m race of all time and it's hard to disagree when you see Walker make his final burst down the home straight.

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