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Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978)[1] was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, December 1899 – 14 January was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

Athletics - London Olympic Games 1908 - Five Miles - Final - White City

Athletics - London Olympic Games 1908 - Five Miles - Final - White City The winner was Emil Voigt ( G.

I want to make it to the olympics by training very hard

The Montreal Olympic games gold medal 1976

October 17, 1968, Wyomia Tyus became the first person to win a gold medal in the 100 meter race in two consecutive Olympic games in Mexico City (she ALSO won the gold at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics).

Top 50 United States Olympic Track and Field Moments

Wyomia Tyus becomes the first person to win a gold medal in the 100 meter race in two consecutive Olympic games (October in Mexico City.

Elizabeth (Betty) Robinson   La corredora estadounidense Betty Robinson tenía apenas 16 años cuando se convirtió en la primera mujer en ganar el oro en una prueba olímpica de atletismo, al imponerse en la carrera de 100 metros llanos de Ámsterdam 1928. Betty, que era una destacada corredora en la Universidad del Noroeste

Betty Robinson made history in 1928 by becoming the first woman to clinch Olympic track and field gold. Her achievement has paved the way for her fellow U. female athletes to etch their names into Games folklore.

London Olympics medal from 1948 United Kingdom

Olympic medal winners: every one since 1896 as open data

Buster Crabbe at the 1928 Summer Olympics at which he received Bronze in the men's 1500 metre freestyle swimming.

(JPEG Image, 2800 × 2416 pixels) Buster Crabbe at age 20 the 1928 Olympics

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The first time London hosted the Olympics, it was as a backup—the Games, originally scheduled to take place in Rome, were relocated to London after Mount…

Eric Liddell ( G.B. ) winning 400m IN 47.6 sec at Olympics 1924 from Horacio Fitch ( U.S.A. )

Eric Liddell ( G. ) winning IN sec at Olympics 1924 from Horacio…

Charles Jewtraw grew up near Lake Placid, New York and became the first gold medalist of the Winter Olympics by winning the opening event of the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix 1924: the 500 m speed skating.

Charles Jewtraw grew up near Lake Placid, New York and became the first gold medalist of the Winter Olympics by winning the opening event of the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix the 500 m speed skating.

The 1916 Olympic Games were to have been held in Berlin, Germany.  However, due to the outbreak of the Great War, the Games were cancelled.

The 1916 Olympic Games were to have been held in Berlin, Germany. However, due to the outbreak of the Great War, the Games were cancelled.

Long Jump 1908 Olympic Games

Long Jump 1908 Olympic Games

THE 1920 ANTWERP OLYMPICS. CHARLIE PADDOCK WINNING OLYMPIC TITLE WITH HIS TRADEMARK FLYING FINISH. PHOTO, 1920.

Early Olympics - The sprinter Charlie Paddock wins the men’s hundred-metre dash, at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium.

Mary Peters - won gold medal in the women's pentathlon at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972

40 years on, Mary Peters says Munich is still weeping... how terrorism scarred the Olympics

Mary Peters - won gold medal in the women's pentathlon at the Olympic Games in Munich in then became team manager for the women's British Olympic team before being made Dame in 2000

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