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Answer the following questions related to the Olympic Marathon events.

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1.

Who was the first runner to win the gold medal in two successive Marathon events?

  Abebe Bikila

  Carl Lewis

  Emil Zatopek

  Michael Johnson

 

2.

What is the standardized race distance of the modern Olympic Marathon race?

  30 miles and 800 yards

  24 miles and 85 yards

  26 miles and 385 yards

  20 miles

 

3.

Who was the winner of the first Marathon race in the 1896 Athens Olympics?

  Michel Breal

  Spiridon Louis

  Herodotus

  Pheidippides

 

4.

Who was the inspiration behind the idea of the Marathon race?

  Herodotus

  Spiridon Louis

  Michel Breal

  Pheidippides

 

5.

Who won the Marathon race in the 2004 Athens Olympics?

  Vanderlei de Lima

  Mebrahtom Keflezighi

  Stefano Baldini

  Jon Brown

 

6.

Who won the Men's Marathon at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games in?

  Michael Johnson

  Dorando Pietri

  Carmine Petracca

  Gelindo Bordin

 

7.

Name the first Asian woman athlete to win a Marathon race at the Olympic games.

  Naoko Takahashi

  Fatuma Roba

  P. T. Usha

  Mizuki Noguchi

 


 
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