Harold Abrahams blue plaque in Bedford

Harold Abrahams 1924 Olympic 100 metres champion, whose deeds were immortalised in the award-winning film "Chariots of Fire", was born in a house on this site on 15th December 1899

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was a British track and field athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

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