The men’s 100m at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games was won by American Eddie Tolan in a world record equalling time of 10.38 seconds. Second placed Ralph Metcalfe, also from the US, was given the same time. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.
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September 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Athletics
October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Gymnastics, Unusual
Tumbling was a gymnastics event at the 1932 Olympic Games. Here is a video of the only Olympic Champion, Rowland "Flip" Wolfe of the United States, demonstrating some of his tumbling routines. His key move was the backflip with a double twist. He became the youngest ever male Olympic gymnastics champion – he was 17 years and 307 days old.