Charles 'Charlie' Moore ' Track and Field - Olympic Gold Medal Winner Helsinki 1952 ' Track and Field Signed Card Autograph £45.00
This is a hand signed 5" x 3" note by the former American Track and Field athlete who was a Gold Medal winner in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
Charles Hewes Moore Jr. (August 12, 1929 – October 8, 2020) was an American track and field athlete, as well as a philanthropist, businessman, and champion of societal reform. Moore won a gold medal in the 400 metre hurdles in the 1952 Summer Olympics with a time of 50.8 seconds, narrowly missing the world record of 50.6 seconds. He had set the American record (50.7 seconds) during Olympic qualifying. He also ran the third leg of the second-place 4×400 metres relay at the Olympics. Moore finished second for the James E. Sullivan Award for top U.S. athlete in 1952, and was selected as one of "100 Golden Olympians" in 1996. In 1999, he was inducted into the United States National Track and Field Hall of Fame.