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Mark Plaatjes

by on Jul.05, 2011, under Archive, Running

cmrMark Plaatjes has a marathon personal best of 2:08:58 and he won the marathon at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. But statistics do little to tell the real story behind an amazing man. As a black South African, Plaatjes was forced to deal with apartheid at home and discrimination abroad.

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