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London 1948

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London 1948-1500 m., during the event: MATHIAS Robert (USA) 1st, 1948 and 1952.
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Games of the XIV Olympiad

LONDON - 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen, far right, of the Netherlands competes during the XIV Olympic Games Circa August of 1948 in London, England. (Photo by Getty Images)
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Wint Wins Semi

5th August 1948: Arthur Wint of Jamaica wins the semi-final of the 400 metres event at the 1948 London Olympics, with Morris Curotta of Australia (left) in second and Mal Whitfield of the USA in third. Wint went on to win the final. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Starting Blocks

14th August 1948: Duncan White of Ceylon fixes his starting blocks to the track at the 1948 London Olympics. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4582 - Fastest Men On Earth - pub. 1948 (Photo by Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Gold And Silver Handshake

At the 1948 London Olympics, women's 80 metres hurdles silver medallist Maureen Gardner congratulates the winner of the event, Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands, 4th August 1948. (Photo by Topical Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Olympic Winner

Dutch athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen during the final of the Olympic Women's 80 metres hurdles which she won. Maureen Gardner (Britain) was second and Shirley Strickland (Australia) third. In total she won four gold medals in these Olympics. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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