Rio 2016: Bob Beamon's 'enormous' Olympic long jump in 1968

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BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with Bob Beamon's "enormous" gold medal-winning leap of 8.90m at the 1968 Games in Mexico City. His world record stood for almost 23 years.

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