Duncan White wins gold medal in record time at 1950 Empire Games

SEE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwq8nH7N6hU

Duncan White of Sri Lanka (then called Ceylon)at the age of 32, honoured his newly independent country by following up his silver medal performance at the 1948 Olympics with this fine run of 52.5 seconds over the 440 Yards Hurdles,just 0.3 seconds outside the the world record .Silver went to John Holland of New Zealand an the bronze to Geoff Goodacre of Australia.

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