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Harold Abrahams
Birth: Dec. 15, 1899
Death: Jan. 14, 1978

Olympic Athlete, Journalist. He represented Great Britain twice in the Olympic Games (1920, 1924) and in 1924 equaled the Olympic record in winning the 100-meter dash and winning the Gold Medal (he also one a Silver Medal in the 4x100 meter relay). He later became an executive in such organizations as the British Amateur Athletic Federation and covered sports as a radio commentator and as athletics correspondent for the London Sunday Times (1925 to 1967). His story was depicted in the 1981 motion picture "Chariots of Fire". (bio by: K) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sybil Evers (1904 - 1963)*
 
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Burial:
St John the Baptist Churchyard
Great Amwell
East Hertfordshire District
Hertfordshire, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6378561
Harold Abrahams
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Harold Abrahams
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Harold Abrahams
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