This Day in Olympics History: Aug. 6, 1948

08/06/12 at 9:40 am

Thirty-year-old Dutch mother of two Fanny Blankers-Koen won her third of four gold medals at the London Games, both breaking Olympic records and defying age and gender stereotypes of the times.  Read more.

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