2nd August 1948: Malvin Whitfield (right) of the USA beats Arthur Wint of Jamaica to win the 800 metres at the 1948 London Olympics. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
London 1948-At the finish: WHITFIELD Malvin (USA) 1st,WINT Arthur (JAM) 2nd, HANSENNE Marcel (FRA) 3rd.
2 Aug 1948: Olympic Games, London. Capt. W O G Grut of Sweden practises on the pistol range before the shooting discipline of the Modern Pentathlon at Bisley. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
London 1948-WHITEFIELD Malvin (USA) 1st, WINT Arthur (JAM) 2nd, CHEF D'HOTEL R. (FRA) 7th, BARTEN H. (USA) 4th
2nd August 1948: 800 metre Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners on the winners rostrum at the 1948 London Olympics at Wembley Stadium. Left to right Marcel Hansenne, Malvin G Whitfield and Arthur Wint. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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)