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Dupree To Run Down Under
Dupree To Run Down Under
Item ID1962 Egyptian0109Dupree2.tif
TitleDupree To Run Down Under
AuthorDaily Egyptian
DescriptionAthletics have played important
roles in the lives of many of this nation's young men
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1962 January 1
Volume43
Issue26
SectionSports
Page(s)9
Digital File Format.TIF (Tagged Image Format)
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Rights StatementAll copyrights held by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email: http://reftrack.lib.siu.edu/reft100.aspx?key=SCRCEmail&cllcid=SCRR
CollectionUniversity Archives: Daily Egyptian Diversity Articles Index
TranscriptAthletics have played important
roles in the lives of many of this nation's young men, but few can boast of better success stories than Jim Dupree, an SIU sophomore.
Four years ago, when Dupree first became interested in truck, he was just another soldier in Uncle Sam's Army.
Today, the 24-year-old nalive of Pampano Beach, Fla., is preparmg for a trip to New Zealand where he and three other top US. mddle - distance runners will serve as good will am basadors
in a seres of exhibiticn meets aganst the worlds finet cinder stars.
Key to Dupree's current honors Was a thrilling victory last summer in the National AAU meet at Randalls Island, N. Y. He turned In a sensaUonal 1:48:5 per'orrn anee to upset several of this country's finest half-milers and stamped himself as a top contender for an Olympic berth in 1964.
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