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440-yard hurdles, 1927

440-yard hurdles, 1927

Frank Nesdale (left) and Frederick Ransom lead the field in the 440-yard hurdles before a large crowd at the Australia and New Zealand amateur championships in 1927. The race ended in a dead heat between Nesdale and Ransom.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Photograph by Edward Thomas Robson

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David Colquhoun, 'Athletics - Athletics between the wars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2021)

Story by David Colquhoun, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 20 Sep 2016