Story: Lydiard, Arthur Leslie

Empire Games runner

Empire Games runner

Arthur Lydiard is in fourth place as the marathon field leaves Eden Park during the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland. The games subsequently became the Commonwealth Games. 590 athletes from 12 nations competed in the 1950 games.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: The story of the British Empire Games, Auckland, New Zealand, 1950. Auckland: Organising Committee for the 1950 British Empire Games, 1950, p. 50

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David Green. 'Lydiard, Arthur Leslie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)