It took Igloi six months to convince Rozsavolgyi that running, and not soccer, was his sport. He is said to have more pure natural ability than any other Hungarian runner, but he is erratic and not always in top form. When he sets his mind on a specific race, he comes close to being unbeatable. He wants to try for a world record at 800 meters and then concentrate his efforts on 1,500 meters in anticipation of the Olympics.
For the Olympics are ever on these hurrying Hungarians' minds. And if their ambition to win in Australia matches their willingness to train and their gift for accomplishment, Messrs. Iharos, Tabori, Rozsavolgyi and Co. may make the sky over Melbourne turn pink next fall without any help at all from Soviet Russia.
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