Frank Shorter wins the Olympic marathon, 1972
Published: August 1, 2012
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Munich, Germany, September, 1972: Frank Shorter of the U.S. approaches the finish line as the winner of the Olympic marathon. Shorter, born in Munich while his father served in the Army, was timed in 2 hours, 12 minutes and 19.8 seconds.