an indian olympian and sprinter from madras

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an indian olympian and sprinter from madras

Post by Jeremiah Mburuburu on Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:03 am

eric prabhakar represented india in the 1948 london olympics, free india's first, in the 100 m sprint. he was india's national sprint champion (100 m and 200 m). prabhakar died in 2011. here are a few articles about him:

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/athletics/article2446398.ece

http://www.hindu.com/mp/2004/05/17/stories/2004051700310300.htm

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Re: an indian olympian and sprinter from madras

Post by MaxEntropy_Man on Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:29 pm

thanks for posting this little gem! i had never heard of eric prabhakar.

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