Men at start point of Ontario Marathon Swim race ready for swim. They dive in water and swim towards the finishing point. Boats at a distance rest in water. A life-boat lies near a participant as he swims. A man at the finishing point looks at his watch to record the time. Marvin Nelson arrives first at the finishing point. Marvin is wrapped in a towel. He smiles
The King's Plate turf classic held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. People gather in a large number on the ground. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom arrive to watch the championship. Dignitaries arrive in a royal carriage. A large crowd greets them. The King and the Queen seated in the grandstands. The race starts. Jockeys riding their horses on the race track. People watching the race. The winner is awarded by dignitaries. The King and the Queen seated in the royal carriage. After the event they leave the area.
A 15-mile Swimming Championship held at the 7th National Canadian Exhibition in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tired contestants pulled in midway on life boats. George Samuel Blagden of Memphis, Tennessee wins the vent. He comes out of the water and smiles at the camera.
The Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets holds a parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Members of the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets march in colorful costumes. Soldiers march. A Scottish band plays at the parade. Band members dressed in colorful costumes march at the parade. A man rides a motorbike.
A marathon swim championship held by the Canadian National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario,
Canada. Participants jump into water to start the championship. Margret Ravior of Philadelphia wins the world's 10 mile swimming classic for the third time. Spectators cheer during the competition. Mrs. Evelyn Armstong of Detroit wins the second place. May Looney of Warren is third and Dorothy Nalevaiko of Glen Cove comes in the fourth position. Margret Ravior seated after the championship.
Australian rowing champion Evans Paddon arrives for Sculls title race in Toronto, Ontario. Evans Paddon shakes hand with a man. He holds the boat and gets in the water. He is seated in the boat for the race and holds scull. He starts rowing the boat. A man helps him. Men stand near a monument memorializing Edward Hanlan, a renowned oarsman.