Digitised Image

Photograph of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games medal ceremony for the 1500 metres final, 6 Aug 1936

Reference Number: MSX-2261-066

A photograph from Jack Lovelock's albums, showing the medal ceremony for the 1500 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.With Lovelock on the dias are his long-time rivals: Luigi Beccali of Italy, who came third, in the front, and Glenn Cunningham at the back. Second from left is Arthur Porritt, the New Zealand team manager. Lovelock is holding the oak seedling given to all winners. It is now a very big tree at his old school, Timaru Boys' High School.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Glen Cunningham and Luigi Beccali.

Part of:
Album (Olympics) XVIII, Reference Number MSX-2261 (15 digitised items)
2 Albums, Reference Number Series-1497 (144 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photographBlack and white photograph 245mm x 180mm. Manuscript

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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