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Mel Sheppard

(1883-1942), Middle distance runner; Olympian

Melvin Whinfield ('Mel') Sheppard

Sitter in 5 portraits
Won gold in the 800m, the 1500m and the medley relay at the 1908 London Olympics. Four years later in Stockholm Sheppard won gold in the 4 x 400m relay and silver in the 800m.

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