Olympic Games in London, 1908.

We offer you a short photo story about the Olympics in 1908, which was first held in London, although planned in Rome.

Olympic Wrestling. A fight between Verner Weckman (left) and Yrjö Saarela (right).

Olympic Wrestling. A fight between Verner Weckman (left) and Yrjö Saarela (right).

American Martin Sheridan prepares for training jumps from a place. He won bronze.

American Martin Sheridan prepares for training jumps from a place. He won bronze.

American Ray Evry executes high jump, which will bring him a gold medal.

American Ray Evry executes high jump, which will bring him a gold medal.

British team in competition in a duel with pistols.

British team in competition in duel with pistols.

Captains of Swedish and English teams in Tug-Of-War shake hands before the finale.

Captains of Swedish and English teams in Tug-Of-War shake hands before the finale.

Competitions in archery among women.

Competitions in archery among women.

Danish athlete jumps in height.

Danish athlete jumps in height.

Four British cyclists -winners.

Four British cyclists – winners.

Introductory speech before the opening.

Introductory speech before the opening.

Lord Desborough (center) with a team of British fencers.

Lord Desborough (center) with a team of British fencers.

The doctor examines the member of marathon.

The doctor examines the member of marathon.

The leader of the competition.

The leader of the competition.

The winner Reggie Walker in the race for 100 meters.

The winner Reggie Walker in the race for 100 meters.