Augusta’s Connection to the Olympics

Golf isn’t the only sport Augustans are good at.
In 1928, Henry H. Cumming won a spot on the U.S. track and field team for the Olympics which were held in Amsterdam, Holland. In Round One, Cumming earned first place in the Men’s 200-meter dash with a time of 22.4 seconds. During Round Two, he finished in second place which qualified him for the semi-finals. During Heat Two of the semi-finals, Cumming finished fourth with a time of 22.1 seconds.

by Aspasia Luster

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