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I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school.

 
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Alberto Juantorena
Alberto Juantorena
  • Born: December 3, 1950
  • Nationality: Cuban
  • Profession: Athlete

Alberto Juantorena is a Cuban former runner. He is the only athlete to win both the 400 and 800 m Olympic titles, which he achieved in 1976. He was ranked as world's best runner in the 400 m in 1974 and 1976–1978, and in the 800 m in 1976–77, and was chosen as the Track & Field News Athlete of the Year in 1976 and 1977.