Gold Medal Style: Olympic Looks Through the Ages

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In 1908 archery was one of the few sports in which women were eligible to compete. Bustles were worn in case they were shot in the ass.

 

Sybil "Queenie" Newall during the archery competition at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. Source: Illustration in the "Fourth Olympiad 1908 London Official Report" published by the British Olympic Association in 1909 {{PD-old}} [[Category:Sportspeople]]

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