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London 1948

London 1948Stories

London 1948 - Stories Mosaic

Alice Coachman, the first woman of colour to win athletics goldAthletics
Karoly Takacs shoots to victory - with the "wrong" hand!Shooting
Bob Mathias makes history by winning the decathlon at just 17!Athletics
A well-deserved marathon bronze for Etienne GaillyAthletics
Greta Andersen, one of the most versatile athletes swimming has knownSwimming

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Oldest NZ Olympian's joy at granddaughter's YOG trip
02:01
N. LANE
Groundbreaking diver Sammy Lee dies at 96
00:57
Samuel LEE
Legendary hockey star Balbir Singh takes you back... to 1948!Hockey
An Olympic legend in the making - Emil Zátopek
03:10
Emil ZATOPEK
BLANKERS-KOEN Fanny - Netherlands
02:58
Fanny BLANKERS-KOEN