Olympian Hari Chand who created 10,000m national record barefoot in Montreal dies unsung

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    Olympian Hari Chand who created 10000m national record barefoot in Montreal dies unsung
    By Times of India


    He ran barefoot with tape around his feet and yet he was a winner all the way and now he is no more. He is one of India’s greatest long-distance runners Hari Chand who passed away today at the age of 69 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab.


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