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Colonel Russell, America's Oldest Living Olympic Medalist

Jan. 09, 2020, 12 a.m. (ET)

 

Rare footage of Colonel Russell, the oldest living American Olympic medalist training in 1948 in preparation to compete in the 1948 London Olympic Games show jumping event. He is a former USA Pentathlon CEO and National team coach. Colonel Russell was highly decorated in World War 2 and served as an aide to General Patton is approaching his 100th birthday.