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

by Anura Guruge


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


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

Click here for the Wikipedia original.

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


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