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The Olympics: “Quicker, Greater, Stronger” Get hold of US

Congratulations to Canada’s Andre De Grasse who won GOLD yesterday within the Males’s 200m with a time of 19.62 seconds making him the primary Canadian to win gold within the 200m since Percy Williams in 1928!!
 
Joseph Foreman on the 1956 Olympics.

 

Most Foreman descendants are unaware that Joseph Foreman (1933-1999) additionally competed within the Olympics within the 200m race in 1956!

The 1956 Summer time Olympics – Melbourne
 
 
In 1956, the 200m race had 67 rivals from 32 international locations. The gold medal went to Bobby Morrow of the United States who had a time of 20.75 seconds establishing a brand new World File on the time.
 
Joseph Foreman’s private finest was 21.5 seconds on the time of the 1956 Olympics and
would have simply put him into the finals. (Bobby Morrow ran 21.9 seconds
within the Warmth 9 qualifying race) 
 
Nevertheless, in Warmth 8 in 1956, Joe ran 22.8  seconds
ending fourth in his warmth and never qualifying for the quarter finals (
)
 
Joseph Foreman is remembered in monitor historical past as a result of: “He tied legendary Canadian Olympic champion Percy
Williams’ document for the 100-metre sprint in 1955, then established a
nationwide document within the 200-metre sprint that stood for 5 years.”
(Supply Toronto Star)
 
“Quicker, Greater, Stronger”
 
When Joseph Foreman died in 1999  “… to commemorate Foreman’s aggressive spirit, (spouse) Sylvia and (son) Jonathan
inscribed the Olympic motto on his tombstone. It reads ‘Citius, Altius,
Fortius.’

Quicker, greater, stronger.”

 
The Olympics: "Quicker, Greater, Stronger" Get hold of US Obtain US
Quicker, greater, stronger is what all of us witnessed this week with Andre De Grasse’s historic win in 2021! Congratulations Andre De Grasse!! Quicker certainly!
 
The Olympics: "Quicker, Greater, Stronger" Get hold of US Obtain US
Canada’s Andre De Grasse celebrates after successful the gold medal within the
males’s 200m ultimate on Wednesday at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. (Getty Photographs) Supply: CBC

 

Learn extra about “Uncle Joe” on my weblog https://moynahangenealogy.blogspot.com/2014/12/52-ancestors-17-joseph-foreman-1933.html
 
The Olympics: "Quicker, Greater, Stronger" Get hold of US Obtain US

 

 

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