Photograph of Jack Lovelock winning the 1500 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games, 6 Aug 1936
Reference Number: MSX-2261-080
Photograph by an unknown photographer of Lovelock's victory at the Berlin Olympics, from Lovelock's scrapbook for the Olympics. Second is the American, Glen Cunningham.Beccali and Cunningham were two of Lovelock's great rivals. Beccali had won the 1500 metres at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1932 (when Lovelock came seventh) and held the world 1500 metres record until Lovelock broke it at Berlin. Cunningham was the world record holder for the one mile, beating the mark Lovelock had set in 1933.A similar photographl, but including the third placegetter Luigi Beccali, is at MSX-2261-062.
Extent: 1 photograph142mm x 91mm. Manuscript
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