Scipio Africanus Mussabini
(1867-1927)

Died aged 59

Scipio Africanus "Sam" Mussabini (6 August 1867 – 12 March 1927) was an English athletics coach best known for his work with Harold Abrahams. In total, he led athletes to eleven medals over five Olympic Games. However, in an era where amateurism was prized, he was not officially recognised because he was a professional coach.

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athletics coach of Harold Abrahams

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Scipio Africanus Mussabini 1867-1927 athletics Coach lived here

84 Burbage Road, Herne Hill, SE24 9HE, London, United Kingdom where they lived