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"Babe" Didrikson, that "one-girl track team from Texas," today holds two Olympic championships and two world's records in two starts. Photo shows her winning the women's 80 meters hurdle race by inches in a close finish of six girls. Miss Hall, her teammate, is second and Miss Clark of South Africa, former record holder, is third. Three girls are pictured "fighting out" a close battle for fourth, Miss Schaller of Monrovia leading Miss Wilson of Canada and Miss Webb of Britain. Previously "the Babe" set a javelin record. Photograph dated August 8, 1932.
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Zaharias, Babe Didrikson,--1911-1956 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.) Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.) Olympic athletes--United States Women Olympic athletes--United States Olympic athletes--South Africa Women Olympic athletes--South Africa Olympic athletes--Canada Women Olympic athletes--Canada Olympic athletes--England Women Olympic athletes--England Hurdling (Track and field)--California--Los Angeles Tracks (Athletics)--California--Los Angeles Stadiums--California--Los Angeles University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs