Zola Budd


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Zola Budd

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(Automotive Engineering) informal South African a minibus taxi
[C20: after Zola Budd maiden name of Zola Pieterse (born 1966), South African athlete]
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AUGUST 26, 1985 Zola Budd broke the 5,000 metres world record at London's Crystal Palace.
1984: Mary Decker fell over the leg of Britain's Zola Budd during the 3,000m Olympic final in Los Angeles.
Sporting royalty such as Liz McColgan, Zola Budd and Rosa Mota were among the seasoned athletes who took part in the inaugural marathon in 2017.
Paula Radcliffe beats Zola Budd LOUGHBOROUGH University student Paula Radcliffe saw the New Year in with a cracking result, winning the televised International Cross County Challenge at Beamish County Durham.
Which country did South Africanborn athlete Zola Budd represent at the 1984 Olympic Games?
1984: Mary Decker fell over leg of Zola Budd in 3000m Olympic final.
The Scot was chasing Zola Budd's 33-year-old British record set in 1985 but fell short to finish fifth in four minutes 19.28 seconds - almost two seconds slower than Budd's time.
LAURA Muir dismissed any disappointment after she missed out on breaking Zola Budd's 32-year-old mile record.
Laura Muir (left) will try to break Zola Budd's 32-year-old British mile record today after posting a fast 800m this week.
Scotland's Laura Muir will be trying to break Zola Budd's British mile record.
BIRTHDAYS: Stevie Nicks, singer, 69; Pam Grier, actress, 68; Michael Portillo, former Conservative cabinet minister, political pundit and broadcaster, 64; Lenny Kravitz, rock guitarist, 53; Helena Bonham Carter, actress, 51; Zola Budd, former athlete, 51; Matt Stone, actor and writer (South Park), 46; Patsy Palmer, actress, 45; Lauryn Hill, singer, 42.