Mid-century Olympics

She also recalled that the women were kept strictly apart from the men in the Olympic village, which ensured there were no distractions. She told The Olympian newsletter in 2019. “There was a fence round our part, with sentries on the gates. The only people to have fun were the pole-vaulters.”

3 thoughts on “Mid-century Olympics”

  1. 1964 was a long time ago.

    But despite all the gadgets and junk we have now –I liked 1964 far more than the shithole that is UK 2021.

  2. Dear Mr Worstall

    “There was a fence round our part, with sentries on the gates. The only people to have fun were the pole-vaulters.”

    Pole vaulters? Is this deserving of one of Julia’s “snork”s?

    Just askin’. For a friend.

    DP

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