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.
1948 Summer Olympics (in London) - Winner of first place high diving award Vicki Manolo Draves with second place winner Patty Elsener at the 1948 Olympics in London. Taken by Ed Clark for Life Magazine.
Paavo Nurmi - 12 Olympic medals of them gold) from to (sadly nvr allowed to compete the marathon).running 6 gruelling races in 5 days.this article will shake u to the core.must read to know what determination and willpower can do!