Abebe Bikila – Countdown to Rio 2016 – 31 Iconic Olympic Moments
Ethiopian Abebe Bikila became the first east African to win an Olympian medal after finishing first in the Men‘s Marathon at Rome 1960 despite being barefooted. Bikila then defended his title at Tokyo 1964.
As we countdown to Rio 2016, we’re taking a look back at 31 iconic moments from Olympic history.
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