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Ray Ewry

23rd July 1908: Ray Ewry of the USA in action during the Standing High Jump event at the 1908 London Olympics, for which he won the gold medal. He also won a gold medal for the Standing Long Jump. He dominated these discontinued events and the discontinued Standing Triple Jump, winning eight Olympic gold medals between 1900 and 1908, and two more at the 'Intercalated' Olympics of 1906. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Martin Sheridan

Martin Sheridan of the USA preparing for the standing long jump event during a practice session at the 1908 London Olympics. Martin Sheridan won a silver medal at the 1906 Olympics at Athens and bronze medal at 1908 London Olympics. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Ray Ewry

US athlete Ray Ewry, 20th July 1908. Ewry won the gold medal for the (standing) high jump at the London Olympics of 1908. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Drawing of Ray Ewry of the USA clearing the bar in the Standing High Jump event

13-25 Jul 1908: Drawing of Ray Ewry of the USA clearing the bar in the Standing High Jump event during the 1908 Olympic Games in London. Ewry won the gold medal in this event. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
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London 1908-Marathon-PIETRI Dorando (ITA).
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London 1908-FLANAGAN John (USA) 1st.
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