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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Marathon Athens 2004 Olympic Games
June 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics
Tags: 2004·2004 Olympics·Athens·Athletics·Brazil·events·Greece·Italy·marathon·olympic games·track and field
Marathon Athens 1908 Olympic Games
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.
Tags: 1908·1908 Olympics·Athens·Athletics·events·Greece·marathon·olympic games·track and field
100m Men's Sprint 2004 Athens Olympic Games
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.
Tags: 100m·2004·2004 Olympics·Athens·Athletics·events·Greece·olympic games·track and field