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  • Winner’s medal London 1908

    Winner’s medal London 1908

    Obverse of the London 1908 Games medal, featuring a representation of two female figures crowning a victorious athlete and the inscription “Olympic Games / London 1908” ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 9:51 AM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Stockholm 1912

    Winner’s medal Stockholm 1912

    The reverse of the medal features a representation of a herald announcing the Olympic Games before a bust of Pehr Henrik Link, the “father” of Swedish gymnastics. The following inscription is engraved on the edge of the medal: “Olympiska Spelen/Stockholm 1912”. The obverse of the medal (presented above) is identical to that which was designed for the London 1908 Games ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 10:29 AM | Photo
  • John Flanagan (USA)

    John Flanagan (USA)

    John Flanagan competing in the hammer throw event. During his career, he won the Olympic title three times in this discipline: in Paris in 1900, in St Louis in 1904 and in London in 1908 ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 9:54 AM | Photo
  • London 1948

    London 1948

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  • Percy Williams

    Percy Williams

    Canadian runner Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won the 100 metres gold medal at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1st August 1928. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, July 31, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Canada Victory

    Canada Victory

    16th August 1928: Canadian sprinter, Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won gold medals at 100 and 200 metres, being held aloft by his compatriots, after his victories at the Amsterdam Olympics. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, August 15, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Canadian Runners

    Canadian Runners

    18th August 1928: Two members of the Canadian Olympic team L James Ball who won the 400 metres silver medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and A Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won gold medals at 100 and 200 metres at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games, (Photo by Edward G. Malindine/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    Friday, August 17, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Tiger Belles

    Tiger Belles

    12th September 1960: The 'Tennessee Tiger Belles', the American athletic team who collected three gold medals in the 1960 Olympic Games, arrive at London Airport from Rome for the Commonwealth versus USA athletics meeting at White City. From left to right, they are Martha Hudson, Lucinda Williams, Wilma Rudolph and Barbara Jones. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Sunday, September 11, 1960 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Liddell Wins

    Liddell Wins

    June 1924: 'Flying Scotsman', Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945) the 1924 400 metres Olympic gold medal winner, winner of the quarter mile event at the Amateur Athletic Association Championships at Stamford Bridge, London. He was known as the 'Flying Scotsman' and was immortalised in the film Chariots of Fire. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    Saturday, May 31, 1924 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Flat Race Winner

    Flat Race Winner

    1924: Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945), winner of the 100 yards flat at the AAA Championships at Stamford Bridge, London. He was known as the 'Flying Scotsman'. He was the 1924 Paris 400 metres Olympic Champion and was immortalised in the film Chariots of Fire. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
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