Olympic Games Medals for Painting.
Welcome to Rio 2016.
In 1912 Italian Giovanni Pellegrini was besting his rivals ― in painting.
In 1924 William Butler Yeats’ brother Jack won a silver medal in the Olympic Games in painting. And sure enough, a look at Olympics results history shows that Jack B. Yeats placed second in the 1924 painting event for his work “The Liffey Swim.”