2nd August 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen (right) of Holland winning the semi-final of the 100 metres event at the 1948 London Olympics at Wembley Stadium. Shirley Strickland (No 668) of Australia is second and G V Lovso Nielson (No 685) of Denmark is third. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
London 1948-At the finish: WHITFIELD Malvin (USA) 1st,WINT Arthur (JAM) 2nd, HANSENNE Marcel (FRA) 3rd.
2nd August 1948: The finish of the women's 100 metres Olympic final at Wembley, London, won by Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland. On the left, number 691, is silver medal winner Dorothy Manley. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
3rd August 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland in action as she leaps the second hurdle during the first heat of the 80 metres hurdles at the 1948 London Olympics. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
3rd August 1948: The last round in the first heat of the 80 metres hurdles at the Olympic Games, Wembley, London, an event which Fanny Blankers-Koen, (No 692, Holland), went on to win, setting a new Olympic record with a time of 11.3 seconds. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)