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Watch: Peter Snell’s winning shoes

History curator Stephanie Gibson talks about the shoes Peter Snell wore when he won gold in the 800m race at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games. Peter Snell chose to wear his ‘Arthur Lydiard’ shoes instead of a pair given to him by Adidas.