Friday, 27 February 2015

Friday photos (20): 1948 Olympics in London

Some great photos of the 1948 Olympics in London from the Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum:

Runners in the decathlon- not certain of their identity, but comparing with other photos I think the USA athlete on left may be Irving Mondschein

The Marathon leaves Wembley Stadium at the start of the race

The 100 metres final at Wembley Stadium, won by Harrison Dillard of the USA in 10.3 seconds

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