Sign up today and save up to 67% on a Hartford Courant digital subscription
CT Now

British runner Sebastian Coe

Great Britain's Sebastian Coe lets out a yell as he crosses the finish line to set an Olympic record and win the gold in the men's 1,500-meters on Aug. 11, 1984. Coe became the first Olympian to win two gold medals in the event. Teammate Steve Cram follows to take the silver medal. Dave Tenenbaum / Associated Press