Photo Finish of the100 metre final of the London Olympic, 1948

Made:
1948-08-02 in Wembley

Photo Finish of the100 metre final of the London Olympic, 1948, taken by Olympic Photo Association limited.

In this mens 100m sprint, American athlete Harrison Dilard matched the world-record for fastest 100m sprint (at that time), set by Jesse Owens at the previous Olympics.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19775
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum