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Answer the following questions related to the Olympic Marathon events.

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1.

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

  Gelindo Bordin

  Dorando Pietri

  Michael Johnson

  Carmine Petracca

 

2.

Who won the Marathon race in the 2004 Athens Olympics?

  Stefano Baldini

  Jon Brown

  Mebrahtom Keflezighi

  Vanderlei de Lima

 

3.

Since when is the Women's Marathon race held in Olympic games ?

  1988 Seoul Olympics

  1896 Athens Olympics

  1900 Paris Olympics

  1984 Los Angeles Olympics

 

4.

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

  Herodotus

  Pheidippides

  Michel Breal

  Spiridon Louis

 

5.

In which year was the first Olympic Marathon race (from Marathon Bridge to the stadium in Athens) held?

  1800

  1890

  1896

  1900

 

6.

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

  Fatuma Roba

  P. T. Usha

  Naoko Takahashi

  Mizuki Noguchi

 

7.

Name the athlete who won the Marathon race consecutively at the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games.

  Carlos Sousa Lopes

  Abebe Bikila

  Frank Shorter

  Waldemar Cierpinski

 


 
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