Sri Lanka: First Olympic Medal — 1948, Duncan White, 400 Meter Hurdles (2nd Place).

by Anura Guruge


Click to access YouTube video. AMAZING quality given that this was shot, on film, 68 years ago. MUST WATCH.


Click to ENLARGE and read here. Use link below to access the original.

Click here for the Wikipedia original.


What made this even MORE special was that Ceylon had just got its independence from Britain
on February 4, 1948.

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by Anura Guruge

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