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Lloyd LaBeach and the London Olympics 2012

Promotional image from London Olympics 2012.

Lloyd LaBeach in 1946 while at the University of Wisconsin, before his London Olympic victory.

Today we are scarcely a month away from the start of the London Olympic Games 2012 and this event, above all other Olympics, symbolizes a remarkable milestone for the Silver People of Panama.  It was exactly sixty four years ago that our native son, Lloyd LaBeach, brought home two Bronze medals- the first Olympic medals ever in Panama’s history in its participation in a worldwide Olympic competition. Continue reading