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Photograph of Sydney Wooderson beating Lovelock AAA Championship mile, 13 Jul 1935

Reference Number: MSX-2255-042

After his famous victory in the American `Mile of the Century' in June 1935 Lovelock was brought back to earth when he was easily defeated by the new English running star Sydney Wooderson in the English mile championship.This photograph is from Lovelock's albums. In his accompanying journal entry he wrote that the defeat taught him 'how seldom I can give of my best in a season, and how much big racing takes out of me in nervous energy'.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sydney Charles Wooderson.

Part of:
Album XII, Reference Number MSX-2255 (6 digitised items)
2 Albums, Reference Number Series-1497 (144 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Photograph 155mm x 255mm, on page 260mm x 200mm. Manuscript

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