Images from SPLASH! Swimming at the 1908 Olympics

Continuing the series of posts from my new book SPLASH!

From Chapter 14: “Growing Pains.”

 
Swimming at the 1908 London Olympics: Competitors in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke take off from a starting platform draped with towels to prevent slipping. Winning time — 3:09.2.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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