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Gallery of gold medal winners begins with America's part-Indian Billy Mills (opposite), who scored a startling upset in the 10,000-meter run. Mills outdistanced teammate Gerry Lindgren as he dogged Australia's favored Ron Clarke (gold-and-green slash) through most of the race before passing him in the stretch to win. Other 1964 champions are shown on the next five pages.

Bearded, turbaned referee lifts hand of Japan's featherweight wrestling champion, Osamu Watanabe, after victory over Russia's Khokhashvili

A flop at Rome in 1960, Britain's Mary Rand comes back impressively at Tokyo, wins the broad jump with a world record 22 feet 2‚⅛ inches

Ed Ferry and Conn Findlay of U.S., guided by Kent Mitchell (almost hidden in bow), scud past Russians on way to pairs-with-coxswain gold medal

Off to a superb start in the 100 meters, powerful Bob Hayes bulls his way down the track to win by an overwhelming margin from Cuba's Figuerola (in white) and Canada's Jerome (red trunks). In setting a new Olympic record. Hayes equaled the world record of 10 seconds flat.

Don Schollander (here being congratulated by Britain's Bobby McGregor) touched off U.S. aquatic explosion by winning four gold medals, an unprecedented number for a swimmer