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Answer the following questions related to the Olympic Marathon events.

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1.

Name the first Asian runner to win a Marathon race in the Olympic games.

  Masao Harad

  Shoryu Nan

  Kee-Chung Sohn

  Naoto Tajima

 

2.

Name the marathoner who managed to win the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, even after his lead position in the race was interrupted by a protester ?

  Jon Brown

  Stefano Baldini

  Mebrahtom Keflezighi

  Vanderlei de Lima

 

3.

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

  Michel Breal

  Herodotus

  Spiridon Louis

  Pheidippides

 

4.

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

  Fatuma Roba

  P. T. Usha

  Mizuki Noguchi

  Naoko Takahashi

 

5.

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

  Pheidippides

  Herodotus

  Michel Breal

  Spiridon Louis

 

6.

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

  Emil Zatopek

  Michael Johnson

  Abebe Bikila

  Carl Lewis

 

7.

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

  1800

  1890

  1896

  1900

 


 
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