Irena Szewinska

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Title

Irena Szewinska

Description

"A comfortable winner. Poland's great Irena Szewinska, rated as one of the two greatest female athletes of all time, raises her hand in victory as cruising home to win the 400 metres in 51.4 seconds at the Norman Manley Memorial meet at the National Stadium on Friday night. America's Rosalynd Bryant (left) finished second. Others from left are: Gwen Norman (USA) who finished sixth, Norma Forde (Barbados) fourth, Helen Blake (Jamaica) fifth, and Pam Gyles (USA) third."

Subject

Swewinska, Irena, - 1946-2018; Athletes - Poland; Women athletes - Poland; Athletes; Women athletes

Creator

Roy Shakes (Daily News)

Date

18-May-1977

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Szewinski, Irena

Identifier

D0008646

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Roy Shakes (Daily News), “Irena Szewinska,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed October 27, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7758.