This is a photograph of the first black Africans ever to compete in
the Olympic Games.
Yamasani is on the left and Lentauw on the right.
These men were not in town to compete in the games.
Instead, they were part of the Boer War exhibit.
Photograph scanned from the book The Complete
Book of the Olympics.
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