Olympic medalist

Movie from the late 70’s or 80’s, coming-of-age type, comedy type.  Older character is constantly telling the young ones that back in the day he was an Olympic medalist.  No one believes him.  By and by, he passes away.  At the end of the film, an Olympic medal and newspaper story is discovered in his belongings.

 

2 thoughts on “Olympic medalist

  1. OK I found it. California Dreaming, 1979. The character’s name was Duke. He placed 4th in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. No medal. Oh, well.

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