Bobby Davro's father, Bill Nankeville, is pictured here far right. He competed for Great Britain in both the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games - in the 1,500m. He finished a creditable 6th in 1948. He was also a great friend of Roger Bannister, with whom he set a new world record for the 4x1mile time in 1953 (16mins 41 seconds).
Pictured with their mascot - PC George Smith - are the members of the four-man team representing the British Amateur Athletics Board who leave by air to compete in an athletic meeting in Lahore, Pakistan between 23rd and 25th February. Left to right, Brian Shenton (Polytechnic Harriers), 23 year old Doncaster athlete who is the 200 metre European champion; Jack Crump, the team manager, John Savidge (London A.C. and R.N. and R.M., the 26-year-old holder of the British Putting the Weight and Throwing the Discus; and Bill Nankeville (Walton A.C.) 25-year-old AAA mile champion.