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Olympiad Gallery

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Choose from 58 pictures in our Olympiad collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Harold Abrahams wins 100m - 1924 Olympics

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (18991978) - a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was champion in the 100 metres sprint at the 1924 Olympics in Paris (July 7th), France (a feat made legendary in the 1981 movie 'Chariots of Fire'). His time was 10.6 seconds. Jackson Scholz (second from right) was second and Arthur Porritt (far left) was third. The other named athlete was the World Record holder at the time, Charles Paddock. The other two competitors featured were fourth placed Chester Bowman (second left) and sixth placed Loren Murchison (third from right).
1924

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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Olympics opens, last of the touch bearers lights the beacon

At Wembley Stadium, London, John Mark British Athlete, the last of the touch bearers who had carried the living flame 2000 miles from Greece, lights the Olympic beacon. Attending the opening were the Royal Family, King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth consort, Princess Margaret, Queen Mary, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the Duchess of Kent, and a crowd of 80, 000 spectators. Date: 29 July 1948

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Wembley Stadium, 1948 London Olympic Games

Wembley Stadium, as viewed from the air. The main track events and the official opening of the XIVth Olympiad took place here, as well as the finals of the football and field-hockey, fencing, gymnastics and the Prix des Nations. The marathon also began and ended there. The platform at the far end of the stadium is in position for the Olympic torch. Date: 1948

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans