Emil Zatopek Czechoslovak long-distance runner won 5000 m and 10000 m at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. After taking two gold medals, he also won marathon of same olympic game despite foot inflammation. One of his biggest competitors was Australian Athlete Ron Clarke. Ron Clarke could not won gold medal and he generally came in second after Emil. However, these two successful athletes were good friends. One day, Ron visited Emil at Czechoslovakia. While Ron was returning to home, he realised that one gold medal was placed in his bag with note. The note written by Emil Zatopek says that you deserved this.