New Zealand champion Peter Snell crosses the line victoriously in the 1,500m final at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP

‘There will never be another New Zealand athlete like him’ – track and field legend Peter Snell dead at 80

  • The three-time Olympic gold medallist, regarded as one of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time, dies in Dallas
  • Snell also won two Commonwealth Games gold medals and was considered New Zealand’s greatest athlete of the 20th century
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New Zealand champion Peter Snell crosses the line victoriously in the 1,500m final at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP
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