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Mexican hurdler Enriqueta Basilio carries the Olympic torch to the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico, 12th October 1968. The flame was lit in Olympia, Greece, and retraced the voyage of Columbus to the New World. (Photo by Bride Lane Library/Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Mexican hurdler Enriqueta Basilio carries the Olympic torch to the cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico, 12th October 1968. The flame was lit in Olympia, Greece, and retraced the voyage of Columbus to the New World. (Photo by Bride Lane Library/Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)