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First Olympic medals won by a black British athlete at Amsterdam 1928 are up for auction

First Olympic medals won by a black British athlete at Amsterdam 1928 are up for auction
Monday 11
18:2 2019

Advertisement The first Olympic medals won by a British black athlete at Amsterdam in 1928 are set to fetch up to £5,000 at auction after appearing on Antiques Roadshow. Jack London won bronze in the 100-metre relay and silver in the 100-metre sprint in the 1928 Amsterdam, Holland games. A selection of bronze and silver medals are up for grabs, as well as relay baton that London used in the 1928 relay and another from the British Empire Games. The first Olympic medals won by a British black athlete at Amsterdam in 1928 are set to fetch up to £5,000 ...

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Summary: Jack London won bronze in the 100-metre relay and silver in the 100-metre sprint in the 1928 Amsterdam, Holland games. The relay baton that London used in the games is up for grabs.

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