8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Typed at the bottom, "(NY11- Aug. 6) OLYMPIC JUDGES IN PHOTO FINISH- Wearing oliskins and sitting in an almost perfect line, Olympic judges eye the finish tape in Wembley, England, stadium yesterday as P.M. Sprecher of France hits it to win second heat of 100-meter decathlon. J. Sonck (nearest camera), of Finland, is second and W. Gierutto, of Poland, is third. Sprecher's time was 11.9 seconds. (AP Wirephoto) gww611251on) 1948." Photo shows three competitors near the finish line in a track race. In the foreground is a line of judges sitting in a perfectly straight line watching who crosses the finish line first. Original Tribune envelope- "Olympic Games, 1948. England" Handwritten on the front of the envelope- "See also: Calif Univ.- Crew, Dravers, Vicky; Olsen, Zoe Ann."

Used: Oakland Tribune

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