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THE ATHLETE

Synopsis

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Past, present, and future Harold Abrahams examines athletics in Ancient Greece with HAROLD HARRIS
Professor of Classics at St. David's College, Lampeter, and author of the recent book Greek Atllletes and Athletics
He then contrasts Greek with modern athletics and finally discusses the future development of the physical limits of achievement with SIR ARTHUR PORRITT himself a distinguished athlete. Past President of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Chair. man of the British Association of Sport and Medicine
Recorded illustrations from the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by HAROLD ROGERS
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Harold Harris
Unknown: Sir Arthur Porritt
Produced By: Harold Rogers






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