track and field
Sharaga was a member of the United States track and field team at the 1948 London Games, and competed in the 10,000-meter walk. In his preliminary heat, Fred was disqualified by officials for illegal walking.
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Use links below to navigate through the olympics section of Jews In Sports.
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
New York Times, August 4, 1948