The Eric Liddell Story

The Making of a Champion—‘The Flying Scotsman’

Eric Henry Liddell was a Scottish Olympic Gold Medalist runner, rugby union international player, and Christian missionary. Liddell was born in China to Scottish missionary parents. He attended boarding school near London, spending time when possible with his family in Edinburgh, and afterwards attended the University of Edinburgh.” A short biography of Eric Liddell {1902-1945} may be found here.