Jim Thorpe - was denied his Olympic medals on a technicality. Year later, the bad decision was reversed. The medals given to his descendants. Many seriously consider Jim Thorpe the top Athlete of the century!
Duke Kahanamoku - Surfing Legend and Olympic Swimming Medalist
9 Really Strange Sports That Are No Longer in the Olympics-the rope climb was an official event in the earliest modern
Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece Maraton segraren 1896 i Aten.
Poster of the sixth 1920 Olympic Games - Antwerp, Belgium
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1896 Summer Olympics - Athens Greece - Alfréd Hajós, the first Olympic champion in swimming, is one of only two Olympians to have won medals in both sport and art competitions.
Charley Paddock winning the 100 metres with his famous finishing leap during the 1920 Olympics held at Antwerp, Belgium.
Winnipeg Falcons The Winnipeg Falcons hockey club, the 1920 gold medallists at the Antwerp Olympics. The Falcons won Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in hockey (courtesy Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum).
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A Finnish gymnast competes on the parallel bars at the 1912 Olympics. At the 1912 Olympics Italy dominated the gymnastics competition, winning the team event and placing men second and third in the all-around.
Olympic Games - Antwerp - Water Polo - Final - 1920
Picture here is the Czechoslovakia team. : Jan Peka Otakar Vindys Jan Palous Karel Hartmann Karel Pesek Josef Sroubek (C) Vilém Loos Final score: Canada vs.