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20th century

Eric Liddell Olympic medals 1924

The three medals won by Eric Liddell at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris are (clockwise from top) Gold for the 400 metres; Participant's medal; Bronze for the 200 metres


Medals (obverse)


Medals (reverse)

Photographs of Eric Liddell, athlete

The story of Eric Liddell at the Olympic Games in 1924 is told briefly in the Gallery of Benefactors. These two photographs are reproduced from "The Story of the Edinburgh University Althletic Club" by C M Usher (1966)

EH Liddell

Eric Henry Liddell
EH Liddell

Eric Liddell winning the 4x440 yards relay at
the British Empire
vs USA contest, 1924