Tuesday, January 31, 2017

1952, Helsinki: The National team of Portugal

The team of Portugal that took part at Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games composed by: Francisco Alves, Eduardo Barbeiro, Óscar Cabral, José Manuel Correia, Máximo Couto, João Franco do Vale, Rodrigo Basto Junior, Fernando Madeira, Armando Moutinho.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

1938, London: Italy vs France 1-1

Italy Vs France (1-1) at the Empire Pool Wembley during the 1938 London, European Swimming Championships.
Source: AP archives 

1938, London: The team of France

The team of France at the Empire pool Wembley during London 1938 European Championships. France has been ranked in the seventh place. From Left to Right : Delporte, Van de Casteele, Emile Bermyn, Dewash, Padou, Diener, Desbonnet, Busch et Lefèvre. 
Source: Emile Bermyn family archives

Friday, January 6, 2017

1976, Montreal: The team of West Germany

The team of West Germany (FRG) 6th at Montreal 1976 Olympics: Roland Freund, Martin Jellinghaus, Gunter Kilian, Horst Kilian, Wolfgang Mechler, Werner Obschernikat, Peter Rohle, Hans Simon, Jurgen Stiefel, Ludger Weeke, Gunter Wolf.
Source: private collection

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1961: The Champions of Madost Zagreb

The team of Mladost Zagreb winner of the 1961 Yugoslav Winter Championship: Žužej, Legradić, Janković, Ježić, Jeger, Žagar, Fulgozi, Šimenc, Bonačić, Verži, and Stipanić.
Source: public domain

Monday, January 2, 2017

1953 Frans Kuyper preparing the Dutch National team

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The National team of Netherlands train under the command of Frans Kuyper, in the De Miranda pool of Amsterdam, preparing  for the 1953 Trofeo d'Italia to be held in Nijmegen.