Let's set limits on footwear technology

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By CAPosts 28 February, 2021 - 01:33pm 60 views

The symbol of the technological revolution: Eliud Kipchoge runs a marathon in Vienna in less than two hours with a Nike model.Lisi Niesner / Reuters

In October 1964 Abebe Bikila won the marathon of the Tokyo Games (2h 12m 11s) improving the former world brand. The Ethiopian ran with a T-shirt. Fifty-seven years later, also at an Olympic Games in Tokyo, athletes will compete in sports that are closer to kangoo jumps or jumping stilts than to Bikila's shirts. It is about setting limits to the functions of footwear. The old t-shirts protected ...

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