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Olympic Stamps

Bob Mathias - the Athlete

Bob MathiasThe Dominican Republic's stamp shown here honoured the American athlete Bob Mathias. He  twice won the Olympic gold medal for the decathlon. In 1947 he won his first victories - the schoolboy 110-metres hurdles, scarpe mbt the discus and the high jump. In 1948 at the London Olympics he won a gold medal. He then began serious training for the Helsinki Games and once more carried off the gold.

in Wandsbek vor Ort mit HD Bild direkt in HH

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