Emil Zátopek (CZH)
Emil Zátopek during the 5,000m at the 1948 Games in London, chased by Switzerland’s Erik Ahlden, the future Belgian winner, Gaston Reiff, and Dutchman Willem Slijkhuis
London 1948-DILLARD William Harrison (USA) 1st, EWELL Harold (USA) 2nd, LABEACH Lloyd (PAN) 3rd.
London 1948-LOMSKA-GEISLEROVA(TCH) 6th, STRICKLAND-DE LA HUNTY (AUS) 3rd, MONGINON (FRA) 4th.
London 1948-BLANKERS-KOEN Francina (NED) 1st,GARDNER Maureen (GBR) 2nd,STRICKLAND-DE LA HUNTY Shirley (AUS)3rd
1948: Fanny Blankers_Koen after winning the 200 metres, 100 metres and 80 metres hurdles. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)