Kōrero: Athletics

Professional athlete Lachie McLachlan, 1907

Professional athlete Lachie McLachlan, 1907

Professional athletes competed for cash prizes. Here, New Zealand professional runner Lachie McLachlan comes second to Irishman Beaufort Day in the 300 yards in 1907. The two ran three races that day, with Day winning two.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19070704-7-2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Colquhoun, 'Athletics - Athletics, 1887–1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39933/professional-athlete-lachie-mclachlan-1907 (accessed 28 September 2020)

He kōrero nā David Colquhoun, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 20 Sep 2016