August05

Gilbert Cann And His Fifteen Minutes Of Fame

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Kolkata’s rich sporting heritage can be traced back to the 19th century and it was Norman Gilbert Pritchard, born in the city on 23 June 1875 who as per the official International Olympic Committee records was the first Indian to compete in the Olympics. Pritchard won silver in the 200 metres and 200 metres hurdles […]