Video: Australia’s Ralph Doubell 800m World Record 1968 Olympic Games

When Ralph Doubell won the Olympic 800 metres championship in Mexico City in 1968 he became the first Australian to win over that distance since Edwin Flack 72 years before.

His world record winning run in Mexico City in 1968, remains one of the greatest achievements by an Australian Athlete all-time. Doubell ran the perfect race.