Saturday, December 30, 2017

Lillian Board

Lilian won the silver medal in the 400 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and two gold medals at the 1969 European Championships in Athletics in Athens. I remember asking her which gave her the most pride.IIRC she said the Olympic silver. I was her pharmacist in the community until July 1970 but there was no indication she was terminal. I do not know how long she knew before she died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Board gives the answer. It says the road to the Munich Olympic stadium is named after her. Someone should tell Wki what Ealing has named after her.Manage
Lillian Barbara Board MBE (13 December 1948 – 26 December 1970) was a British athlete. She won…
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