László Tábori

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László Tábori in Oslo, 1953

László Tábori (July 6, 1931 – May 23, 2018) was a Hungarian-born American middle- and long-distance runner. He was best known for equalling the 1500 metres world record and placing 4th in that event at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Tábori was born in Košice, Hungary. He later worked as a running coach, notably working with Jacqueline Hansen, who ran two world records in the marathon.[1]

Tábori died on May 23, 2018 at a hospital in Los Angeles, California, aged 86.[2]

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  1. "When Jacki Hansen changed events the result was a new world record". Sports Illustrated. 1976-01-26. Retrieved 2009-11-23.
  2. "Hungarian runner and coach Laszlo Tabori dies aged 86". gulfnews.com.

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