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    Los Angeles 1932-Athletics-4x400m Relay-The Podium (GBR) 2nd, (USA) 1st, (CAN) 3rd.
    Thursday, December 31, 1931 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Los Angeles 1932-MADISON Helene (USA) 1st 100m Free-Style 1st 400m Free-style 1st 4x100m Relay Free-Style.
    Thursday, December 31, 1931 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Johnny Weissmuller (USA)

    Johnny Weissmuller (USA)

    A part of Hollywood legend for his role as Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller was nonetheless an accomplished swimmer. At the Paris 1924 Games, he won gold in the 100m freestyle, 400m freestyle and 4x200m freestyle relay. We see him here after his 400m freestyle surrounded by his fellow medal-winners, Sweden’s Arne Borg (2nd, on the right) and the USA’s Andrew Charlton (3rd, on the left) ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:02 PM | Photo
  • Gwen Torrence (USA)

    Gwen Torrence (USA)

    American athlete Gwen Torrence saw her participation in the Barcelona Games crowned with success. Indeed, she won two gold medals: in the 200m and the 4x100m relay. In addition, she also went home from the Catalan city with a silver medal from the 4x400m relay ©Getty Bob Martin
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 12:49 PM | Photo
  • Edwin Moses (USA)

    Edwin Moses (USA)

    US athlete Edwin Moses won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles at the Los Angeles Games. This came as no surprise as Moses dominated this discipline between 1977 and 1987, winning 122 consecutive races! He ended his Olympic career at the age of 33 at the Seoul 1988 Games, winning a bronze medal, again in the 400m hurdles ©Getty David Cannon
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 10:56 AM | Photo
  • Michael Johnson (USA)

    Michael Johnson (USA)

    Just like Marie-José Perec (FRA) in the women’s events, US athlete Michael Johnson became Olympic champion in the 200m and 400m. The photo here was taken during the medal ceremony for the 200m ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 1:17 PM | Photo
  • Marie-José Perec (FRA)

    Marie-José Perec (FRA)

    Winning two gold medals in athletics (200m and 400m), France’s Marie-José Perec became one of the stars of the Atlanta 1996 Games. Here she is, face etched with emotion, on the podium for the 200m ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 1:14 PM | Photo
  • Shane Gould (AUS)

    Shane Gould (AUS)

    Fifteen year-old Australian swimmer Shane Gould was one of the stars of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. She won a total of five medals: gold in the 200m freestyle, 200m relay and 400m freestyle; silver in the 800m freestyle; and bronze in the 100m freestyle ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 9:57 AM | Photo
  • Lee Evans, Larry James and Ron Freeman (USA)

    Lee Evans, Larry James and Ron Freeman (USA)

    On the day after Tommie Smith and John Carlos were sent home, three other Americans achieved a magnificent triple in the 400m: Lee Evans (left) won the gold medal, Larry James (centre) the silver and Ron Freeman (right) the bronze. To show their solidarity with their disgraced compatriots, they wore a black beret during the medals ceremony ©Keystone
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 9:25 AM | Photo
  • Singapore 2010 45

    Singapore 2010 45

    SINGAPORE, 21 Aug 2010 - Gold medalist Luguelin Santos of Dominican Republic (C), silver medalist Ruan Greyling of South Africa (L) and bronze medalist Alfas Kishoyan of Kenya attend the awarding ceremony after the boys 400m group A final at Bishan Stadium of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
    Saturday, August 21, 2010 2:30 PM | Photo
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