OLYMPIC heroes 1896-2016




1896 Spiridon Louis GRE 2:58:50h 40.00km www.youtube.com/watch
1900 Michel Theato FRA 2:59:45h 40.26km www.youtube.com/watch
1904 Thomas Hicks USA  3:28:53h 40.00km www.youtube.com/watch
1908 Johnny Hayes  USA  2:55:18h 42.19km www.youtube.com/watch
1912 Ken McArthur RSA  2:36:54h 40.20km www.youtube.com/watch
1920 Hannes Kolehmainen FIN   2:32:35h 42.75km www.youtube.com/watch
1924 Oskar Stenroos    FIN   2:41:22h 42.195 www.youtube.com/watch
1928 Boughera El Ouafi FRA  2:32:57h M www.youtube.com/watch
1932 Juan Carlos Zabala
ARG 2:31:36h M www.youtube.com/watch
1936  Son Kee Chung    KOR 2:29:19h www.youtube.com/watch
1948  Delfo Cabrera  ARG 2:34:51h  www.youtube.com/watch
1952 Emil Zatopek    CZE 2:23:03h www.youtube.com/watch
1956  Alain Mimoun  FRA  2:25:00h  M www.youtube.com/watch
1960 Abebe Bikila    ETH 2:15:16h M    www.youtube.com/watch
1964 Abebe Bikila    ETH  2:12:11h M   www.youtube.com/watch
1968  Mamo Wolde    ETH 2:20:26h www.youtube.com/watch
1972  Frank Shorter  USA  2:12:19h  M    www.youtube.com/watch
1976  Waldemar Cierpinski  GDR 2:09:55h  M    www.youtube.com/watch
1980  Waldemar Cierpinski  GDR 2:11:03h  M    www.youtube.com/watch
1984 Carlos Lopes  POR  2:09:21h  www.youtube.com/watch
1988  Gelindo Bordin  ITA  2:10:32h  www.youtube.com/watch
1992  Hwang Young Cho  KOR  2:13:23h  www.youtube.com/watch
1996 Josia Thugwane RSA  2:12:32h www.youtube.com/watch
2000  Gezahegne Abera ETH  2:10:11h  www.youtube.com/watch
2004  Stefano Baldini  ITA 2:10:55h  M    www.youtube.com/watch
2008 Samuel Kamau Wanjiru KEN  2:06:32h  M    www.youtube.com/watch
2012  Steven Kiprotich UGA 2:08:01h M www.youtube.com/watch
2016  Eliud Kipchoge KEN 2:08:44h M  www.youtube.com/watch

Top 10 greatest athletes of all time
  Name & Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Year
1 Paavo Nurmi FIN 9 3 0 12 1920-28
2 Carlton Frederick Lewis USA 9 1 0 10 1984-96
3 Usain Bolt JAM 8 0 0 8 2008-16
3 Ray Ewry USA 8 0 0 8 1900-08
5 Allyson Felix USA 6 3 0 9 2004-16
6 Ville Ritola FIN 5 3 0 8 1924-28
7 Evelyn Ashford USA 4 1 0 5 1984-92
8 Hannes Kolehmainen FIN 4 1 0 5 1912-20
9 Mel Shepperd USA 4 1 0 5 1908-12
10 Emil Zatopek CZE 4 1 0 5 1948-52

Don Marathon in Monopoli, Italy 2011


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