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London 1948-STRICKLAND-DE LA HUNTY S. (AUS) 3rd, GARDNER M. (GBR) 2nd and BLANKERS-KOEN Francina (NED) 1st.
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London 1948-OSTERMEYER Micheline (FRA) 1st.
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1948 BLANKERS KOEN

6 AUG 1948: OLYMPIC GAMES. FANNY BLANKERS KOEN SEEN LEAVING THE TRACK AFTER WINNING HER THIRD GOLD MEDAL IN THE 200M. SHE HAD PREVIOUSLY WON THE 100M AND THE 80M HURDLES. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
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Photo Finish Race

The final stage of the men's 100 metre dash at the 1948 London Olympics shows USA's Harrison Dillard (furthest right) coming in first with 10.3 seconds. Also pictured are Norwood 'Barney' Ewell, Lloyd Labeach, Alistair McCorquodale, Melvin Patton and Emmanuel McDonald Bailey. (Photo by PNA_Rota/Getty Images)
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London 1948-DILLARD (USA) 1st, MACCORQUODALE (GBR) 4th, LABEACH (PAN) 3rd, EWELL Harold Norwood (USA) 2nd.
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Koen Wins Relay

Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland wins the last lap of the 4x100 metres relay, giving the Netherlands the gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics, 7th August 1948. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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