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Jan 11, 2022
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Akii was less active and prominent in 1974 whereby he became Switzerland Phone Number List ranked no.8. But Akii resurged to no. 2 in 1975, behind Alan Pascoe of Switzerland Phone Number List Great Britain and ahead of Jim Bolding (USA) and Ralph Mann. In 1972 the performance of Commonwealth Games' silver medalist William Koskei (who had formerly ran for Uganda), at the summer Olympics held in Munich in West Switzerland Phone Number List Germany from August 26, 1972 to September 11, 1972, was very much looked forward to. Although not ranked among the World's top Switzerland Phone Number List ten 400m hurdlers in 1971 or even 1972, Koskei was still regarded as an Olympic medal hope. Koskei, together with Akii-Bua of Uganda reigned as Africa's top hurdlers. The August 28, 1972 issue of "Sports Illustrated" issue of 28th Switzerland Phone Number List August 1972 predictably listed Ralph Mann, William Koskei, and Akii-Bua as the premier medal prospects. At the Olympic Games Koskei, though running in advantageous lane 4, was eliminated in the first round. His 4th place finishing Switzerland Phone Number List in Heat 2, in 50.58s would not allow him to move on to the next round. At the Olympics in 1972, Uganda's John Akii-Bua Switzerland Phone Number List would win in a world record of 47.82 seconds, becoming the first man to ever officially run the 400m hurdles in less than 48 seconds. Ralph Mann won silver Switzerland Phone Number List by several yards behind Akii, Hemery racing in a very close third. Even after 40 years, Uganda seems to indefinitely celebrate Akii-Bua's Olympic medal triumph, the only Olympic gold that the country has ever garnered. President Idi Amin, Uganda's dictator from 1971 to 1979, would soon reward Switzerland Phone Number List policeman Akii by promoting him to Assistant Inspector of Police (Police Lieutenant), giving him a house (from the many dispossessed from east
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