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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)
The Magic of the Olympics: 400 Metres Final (Original)

The Magic of the Olympics: 400 Metres Final (Original) by The Olympics (Ron Embleton) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: EmbletonOly07 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ron Embleton (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 15" x 7" (370mm x 180mm)
Date: 1972

This is the original Gouache painting by Ron Embleton.

At the 1908 London Games 400 metres final in which three American runners and one Briton contested there was a dispute over the British runner Wyndham Halswelle being crowded out to the outside of the track.

Officials snapped the tape so none of the Americans could finish the race. They were disqualified and Halswelle ran the race again on his own "winning" in 50 seconds. Look and Learn #545 24 June 1972.

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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)

The Olympics (Ron Embleton)