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John Landy

Middle-distance running

John Michael Landy is an Australian retired middle-distance runner and politician. He was the second man to break the four-minute mile barrier in the mile run, and held the world records for the 1500 metre run and the mile race. He was also the 26th Governor of Victoria from 2001 to 2006.

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