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'''Eric Henry Liddell''' (January 16, 1902 - February 22, 1945) was a [[Olympics|Olympic]] [[champion]] and [[Christian]] [[missionary]] to [[China]].  He is noted for refusing to run on a [[Sunday]], honoring the [[sabbath]].  
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'''Eric Henry Liddell''' (January 16, 1902 - February 22, 1945) was a [[Olympics|Olympic]] [[champion]] and [[Christian]] [[missionary]] to [[China]].  He is noted for refusing to run on a [[Sunday]], honoring the [[sabbath]]. Liddell won a gold medal and a bronze medal in Track and Field in the 1924 Olympic games, held in [[Paris]], [[France]].  
  
 
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*http://www.rampantscotland.com/famous/blfamliddell.htm
 
*http://www.rampantscotland.com/famous/blfamliddell.htm
 
*http://www.electricscotland.com/history/men/eric_liddell.htm
 
*http://www.electricscotland.com/history/men/eric_liddell.htm
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*http://www.olympics.org.uk/athleterecord.aspx?at=1992
  
 
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Eric Henry Liddell (January 16, 1902 - February 22, 1945) was a Olympic champion and Christian missionary to China. He is noted for refusing to run on a Sunday, honoring the sabbath. Liddell won a gold medal and a bronze medal in Track and Field in the 1924 Olympic games, held in Paris, France.

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