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Answer the following questions related to the Olympic Marathon events.

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1.

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

  Spiridon Louis

  Pheidippides

  Michel Breal

  Herodotus

 

2.

Who won the Marathon race in the 2004 Athens Olympics?

  Stefano Baldini

  Jon Brown

  Mebrahtom Keflezighi

  Vanderlei de Lima

 

3.

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

  Dorando Pietri

  Gelindo Bordin

  Michael Johnson

  Carmine Petracca

 

4.

Who was the first woman to win a Marathon race in the Olympic games ?

  Joan Benoit

  Grete Waitz

  Diane Dixon

  P. T. Usha

 

5.

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

  Mizuki Noguchi

  Naoko Takahashi

  P. T. Usha

  Fatuma Roba

 

6.

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

  1896 Athens Olympics

  1988 Seoul Olympics

  1900 Paris Olympics

  1984 Los Angeles Olympics

 

7.

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

  Emil Zatopek

  Michael Johnson

  Carl Lewis

  Abebe Bikila

 


 
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