Many also highlight the story after 1924, when liddell eschewed glory and riches and opted instead to join his father and mother in china as a missionary most of these biographies are devotional and intended for an evangelical audience with duncan hamilton's for the glory: eric liddell's journey from. Meet british runner eric liddell at biographycom liddell won a gold medal at the 1924 olympics and is the subject of the 1981 film chariots of fire.
Eric liddell, olympian and missionary to chinese, has a testimony remembered around the world for his devotion to god eric liddell was born in china his parents were missionaries there he spent his early childhood then and now series) eric liddell by ellen caughey (heroes of the faith series).
By ellen caughey hero of the movie, chariots of fire, and missionary to china eric liddell was born to run from his youth, when a kindly schoolmaster encouraged him to participate in athletics, eric's physical abilities brought him honor and fame---culminating in a gold medal in the 400-meter dash at the 1924 paris.
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.