La historia de los Juegos Olímpicos modernos: 1896 ATENAS
"Quien dedica su tiempo a mejorarse a sí mismo, no tiene tiempo para criticar a los demás".
Charles Jewtraw grew up near Lake Placid, New York and became the first gold medalist of the Winter Olympics by winning the opening event of the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix 1924: the 500 m speed skating.
Morning Prayer 2.22.16, Eric Liddell, Missionary to China, 1945
Gold medalist Eric Liddell at the Paris Olympics, 1924. A Scotsman, he was born in China, the son of missionaries, and educated in Britain, where his athletic talent emerged. His refusal to run in the 100-meter dash, his best event, because it was held on a Sunday, was immortalized in the film “Chariots of Fire.” He won gold (world record) in the 400 meter instead, and bronze in the 200. After he retired from sports he returned to China as a missionary; It's that work which put him on our…
Digging the garters 1908 Irish-American athlete Martin Sheridan, throwing the discus, 1908 Olympics