Sohn Kee-Chung at the 1936 Olympic awards ceremony

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Dennis M. Ogawa Nippu Jiji Photograph Collection
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Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Japanese" Collection

Caption on reverse: "The crowning of the winner of the greatest Olympic championship. Kitie [sic] Son of Japan, a 21-year-old Korean-born student of Tokyo, who won the fastest Marathon in the history of the games by covering the twenty-six miles in 2 hours 29 minutes 19.2 seconds."

Aug. 1936


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Hawaii Times Photo Archives Foundation

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