1908 London Olympic Games - Marathon - Dorando Pietri - The White City Stadium
Italian Dorando Pietri about to break the tape to win the 1908 London Olympic Marathon. Pietri was later disqualified for having been assisted by his manager whilst in a state of collapse. More recently the man on the right assisting Dorando Pietri is believed to be the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this however is not a proven fact.
London Olympic Games 1908 - Prize-Giving Ceremony - White City
Queen Alexandra (r) presents Great Britain's Wyndham Halswelle (l) his gold medal for winning the 400m
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