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Bob Beamon celebrates his gold-medal winning leap at the 1968 Olympics

October 18, 1968: Bob Beamon's one giant leap shatters the world long jump record

American athlete Bob Beamon lept into history with a record-breaking performance in the long jump at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

 
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