Incredible, But True....

Incredible, but true. In 1939 he was working in a shoe factory that sponsored a race in the streets. Although the 16-year-old Zatopek was not very enthusiastic about running, he finished second out of hundreds. Incredible, but true. In 1946 the dauntless athlete bicycled 180 miles to Berlin for his first international race — a 5,000-metre run — and won it.