BBC Sport - Rio 2016: Emil Zatopek's gold hat-trick at Helsinki Olympics 1952

Zatopek's incredible triple gold in Helsinki

BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with Emil Zatopek winning three gold medals in eight days in the 5,000m, 10,000m and marathon at Helsinki 1952.

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