Gallery: Canada at the 1908 London Olympics

Canada’s team first travelled to the Olympic Summer Games in London in 1912.

by Alan Parker

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Gallery: Canada at the 1908 London Olympics

  1. Two errors in your caption: That’s NOT Tom Longboat standing 7th (NOT 6th) from left. That’s Fred Simpson, the “other” Native marathoner who competed for Canada in 1908. Longboat did not travel with the rest of the Canadian Olympic team because he trained separately, in Ireland.

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