The men’s marathon at the 1948 London Olympic Games in Great Britain was won by Argentinian runner Delfo Cabrera. Here is a video of the start of the marathon. This event started and finished at the stadium, unlike the London marathon in 1908 which started at Winsor Castle. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
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Marathon London 1948 Olympic Games
June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
Tags: 1948·1948 Olympics·Argentina·Athletics·events·Germany·London·marathon·olympic games·track and field
100m Men’s Sprint at the 1948 London Olympic Games
April 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s 100m at the 1948 London Olympic Games was won by American sprinter Harrison Dillard in 10.3 seconds. Here is some old footage of the event. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.
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1948 Ling Gymnastics Olympic Demonstration
October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Gymnastics
There was a Swedish Ling Gymnastics demonstration at the 1948 Olympic Games. Unfortunately, the video I had of it is no longer available. Here is another video of some Swedish women from the same year giving a demonstration. You can see where the opening ceremony has evolved from.
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