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The Olympic Games are traditionally quite spectacular. Indeed, for Chris Maddocks, Los Angeles in 1984 was his first of five. The opening ceremony in LA did not disappoint.
1992 Lancaster University. Chris Maddocks savours the prospect of a third Olympic Games. Winning the national 20kms in 1hr 23 mins 38 secs, ahead of Andy Penn and Martin Bell guaranteed his GB selection.
1984 National 20km race walk championships at Redditch. Two-time Olympian and British record holder (82.03), Ian McCombie, on his way to another race win. Chris Maddocks finishes second.