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Friday 10 Aug 2012: Art competitions at the Olympics
The 1948 Olympic Games in London were the last ones to include competitions in art as well as sports, with medals being given in categories such as town planning, literature, music, painting and sculpture. Famous gold medallists include IOC founder Pierre de Coubertin (Gold medal for mixed literature in 1912) and Dutch painter Isaac Israëls (Gold medal for painting in 1928).

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