Remembering Percy Williams

Remembering Percy Williams

It’s 1928, and a Vancouverite has just won gold in the 100 and 200 meter sprints at the Summer Olympic Games in Amsterdam. Pretty cool, right? Percy Williams, who ran locally for the Vancouver Athletic Club, achieved this feat, one that no other Canadian – not even Donavon Bailey – has matched in the many years since.  Williams’ rise was meteor...
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