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A marathoner's message from Munich

Originally Published: September 4, 2002

Editor's note: Frank Shorter won the gold medal in the marathon, the last event at the Munich Olympics. This is his story about the events of Sept. 5, 1972, and the days following the tragedy.

By Frank Shorter Special to ESPN.com

Coming into the 1972 Olympics I was really looking forward to taking part in the Olympic experience. I was lucky enough to have had a college coach at Yale in 1965, Robert Giegengack, who was the head coach of the 1964 U.S. Olympic track team. He would always ...

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