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Murray Halberg

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Halberg in 2008

Sir Murray Gordon Halberg ONZ MBE (born 7 July 1933) is a New Zealand former middle-distance runner. He was born in Eketahuna. He won the gold medal in the 5000 metres event at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He also won gold medals in the 3 miles events at the 1958 and 1962 Commonwealth Games. In 1963, he set up the Halberg Trust, which supports children with disabilities to be active in sport, creation and leisure. The organisation rebranded in 2012 to become the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation.[1]

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  1. "Who we are". Halberg Disability Sport Foundation. Archived from the original on 2 February 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2020.

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