Mel Patton, left, anchor man of the U.S. men's 4 x 100-meter relay team, crosses the finish line well ahead of Britain's Jack Archer, during the Summer Olympics at Wembley Stadium, in London Aug. 7, 1948. Olympic judges disqualified the U.S. team on the grounds that their first exchange of the baton was not made within the 20-meter zone, but reversed their decision three days later giving the U.S. the gold medal and Britain the silver.(AP Photo)...
These female archers are competing in the National Round Archery event of the 1908 London Olympics, just eight years after women were first permitted to enter the games at all. The event was won by Sybil (Queenie) Newall of Great Britain.
I am not sure but think this photo is of the relay final at the 1948 London Olympics with Harrison Dillard handing the baton to Mel Patton on the final 'leg'- behind are McCorqudale handing to Ken Jones for G.
A detail view of the hand and nail varnish of Naomi Folkard of Great Britain in action during the Women's Team Archery Eliminations match between Great Britain and Russia at Lord's Cricket Ground Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Joseph Barthel April 1927 – 7 July was a Luxembourgish athlete. He was the surprise winner of the Men's 1500 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics, and the only athlete representing Luxembourg to have won a gold medal at the Olympics.