From Athens With Pride chapter 6 Internal spread from Chapter 6 of the book From Athens With Pride, written by Harry Gordon and launched in Sydney on 9 May 2014. Fanny versus Rose was the chapter from Stockholm 1912.
Yachting StartStockholm 1912: Yachts start a sailing event.
Portrait of GoldStockholm 1912: Portrait of gold medal winning American 4x400m relay team consisting of Charles Reidpath, Edward Lindberg, James Meredith and Melvin Sheppard.
Tug for GoldStockholm 1912: The tug-of-war event was part of the Olympic program and in 1912 the Swedish team won the gold medal.
Greek Standing Long JumpStockholm 1912: Konstantin Tsiklitiras of Greece flies forward during the standing long jump event, and ends up finishing first place for the gold medal.
Tennis FinalsStockholm 1912: Harold Austin Kitson and Charles Lyndhurst Winslow of the Republic of South Africa playing against Fritz Felix Pipes and Arthur Zborzil of Austria in the doubles tennis event. Kitson and Winslow won the gold medal, Pipes and Zborzil w
Different StylesStockholm 1912: Competitors diving into the outdoor pool at the start of a race in the 100m freestyle event.
Running Deer ShootingStockholm 1912: Oscar Swahn of Sweden aims at a target during the running deer shooting event. This shooting champion won the individual bronze medal for the double shot event, was placed fifth in the single shot event and won a gold medal in the te
Stockholm Opening CeremonyStockholm 1912: The teams march into the stadium at the Opening Ceremony of the V Olympic Games.
320km Road RaceStockholm 1912: H Moren (centre) leading other cyclists during the 320km individual road race event around Lake Maelar. Moren had previously won the annual race nine years running from 1902 to 1910.
1912 Medal CeremonyStockholm 1912: Kennedy MacArthur (left) of the Republic of South Africa receiving his gold medal at the award ceremony after winning the marathon.
Host Country's GoldStockholm 1912: Racing to cross the finish line in first place, Goesta Lilliehoeoek of Sweden in action during the running discipline of the modern pentathlon, wins the gold medal in this event.
Javelin PreperationsStockholm 1912: Eric Lemming of Sweden prepares to throw the javelin and goes on to take the gold medal in this event.
"Most Wonderful Athlete in the World"Stockholm 1912: American Jim Thorpe watches his discus fly through the air. Thorpe was a Native American whose mother gave him the name 'Bright Path'; and he was truly the outstanding athlete of the Games in Stockholm. He won the gold medals in the p
Head FirstStockholm 1912: Harold Babcock of the USA clearing the bar in the pole vault event, where he was the eventual gold medal winner.
Football FeverStockholm 1912: Players leaping for the ball during the match between Finland and The Netherlands in the football event. The Netherlands won the match 9-0 and went on to win the bronze medal, Finland finished fourth.
Stockholm's Cross CountryStockholm 1912: Ernest Webb (left) of Great Britain leading the runners including George Goulding (third left) of Canada in the cross-country final. Goulding finished first and Webb finished in third place in this race.
British Water PoloStockholm 1912: Portrait of the gold medal winning British water polo team.
Portrait Of ChampionsStockholm 1912: Portrait of the gold medal winning British women's 4x100m freestyle swimming team.
Coxed Eight in ActionStockholm 1912: The Australian team in action during the coxed eights rowing event, where they finished in 4th place.