LONDON 1908 OLYMPIC GAMES DORANDO PIETRI MAXIMUM CARD
Condition: DORANDO PIETRI OLYMPIC GAMES 1908
Item Id #: 1005
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THE FAMOUS ITALIAN ATHLETE THAT ALMOST WON THE MARATHON — As a compensation for the missing medal, Queen Alexandra gave him a gilded silver cup, an award suggested by the writer Arthur Conan Doyle. Pietri became an international celebrity and composer Irving Berlin dedicated a song to him entitled “Dorando”.