The men’s marathon at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games in Greece was won by Italian runner Stefano Baldini. The highlight of this event was the sensational tackle of Brazilian runner Vanderlei de Lima by a spectator. De Lima ended up coming third. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
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June 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s marathon at the 1908 Athens Olympic Games was won by US runner John hayes. Italian Dorando Pietri needed to be helped across the finish line, and was initially declared the winner before being disqualified in favor of Johnny Hayes of the USA. Here is an old video of the event, the commentary is in Catalan language. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
May 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
The men’s 100m at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games was won by US sprinter Justin Gatlin in 9.85 seconds. Here is a video of the final. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.