Vintage Olympics #CelebratePhotography

Summer Olympics 1968 Lee Evans C Larry James L and Ronald Freeman R after their victory for the 400 meter race 1200x805

We could look at vintage Olympics photographs all day! These photos from the 50’s and 60’s come Via Missmoss

i’m not a sports lover by any means, but like many people i tend to get swept up into the excitement of the Olympics. of course it’s pretty different these days to what it was like decades ago – far simpler, not such extravagant opening ceremonies, perhaps even not as competitive (we’re looking at you, Russia). here are some photos from bygone Olympics, courtesy of LIFE.

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Summer Olympics 1956 Great Britain and Northern Ireland in parade


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