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Scipio Africanus Mussabini

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Scipio Africanus Mussabini

Person  Male  Born 6/8/1867  Died 12/3/1927

Categories: Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games

Countries: France

Athletics coach. Born Scipio Arnaud Godolphin Mussabini at 6 Collyer Buildings, Blackheath Hill, Lewisham. He was educated in France and initially worked as a journalist. He changed his first names and became involved with the professional running circuit, where, from his initials, he was nicknamed 'Sam'. Most famously he coached Harold Abrahams and was played by Ian Holm in the film 'Chariots of Fire'. Died near Calais.

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Scipio Africanus Mussabini, 1867 - 1927, athletics coach, lived here. English...

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