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Harold Abrahams
Birth: Dec. 15, 1899
Bedford
Bedford Borough
Bedfordshire, England
Death: Jan. 14, 1978
Enfield
London Borough of Enfield
Greater London, England

Olympic Games Gold Medalist 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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  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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