South African barefoot runner Zola Budd and Mary Decker. Controversy raged as Decker was tripped by Budd, causing her to fall and unable to complete the race. Amid boos from the crowd, Budd fell to place. 1984 Olympics, The Coliseum, Los Angeles.
With 20 out of meters to go, Arden McMath collapsed in front of Meghan Vogel, a junior from West Liberty-Salem High School in Ohio. Instead of running by her, Vogel helped McMath to her feet and carried her across the finish line.