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World Harmony Run - 100 Countries, 6 Continents, 70,000 km, Billions of Hearts...

One of our noted guests was Dr Phil Shinnick, founder of Athletes United for Peace, and a UNESCO Good Will Ambassador. As a long-jump champion in 1963, Dr Shinnick jumped 8.33, which bettered the then world record of 8.31

World Harmony Run - 100 Countries, 6 Continents, 70,000 km, Billions of Hearts...

One of our noted guests was Dr Phil Shinnick, founder of Athletes United for Peace, and a UNESCO Good Will Ambassador. As a long-jump champion in 1963, Dr Shinnick jumped 8.33, which bettered the then world record of 8.31.

Beyond the Border

The creation of the organization was spearheaded by former Olympic long jumper Dr. Phil Shinnick and included former Olympic, ex-professional and recreational athletes who were opposed to the boycott and "politicizing" of the Olympic games. These athletes were deeply concerned about the increasing tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, and were willing to take a stand.

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