Courtesy of Lance Fernando and Victor Melder ….. SEE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iHJI0eoq9A&feature=em-share_video_user
Sri Lanka’s First Ever Track Gold: Duncan White- 440Yds.Hurdles,1950 Empire Games, Auckland, NZ
Published on Jun 11, 2013
White, who had won the silver medal for the 400m.hurdles at the 1948 Olympics, here won the newly independent Sri Lanka’s (at this time still called Ceylon)first ever track gold medal hurdling this time over the old Imperial distance of 440 yards. His time was 52.5,just 0.3 seconds outside the WR. In second place was John Holland(NZ)in 52.7 and in third Geoff Goodacre (Aus), in 53.1.
This replay pleased his grandson no end!
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