Tag: Marathon

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXIV) – Barcelona 1992: VALENTINA YEGOROVA (1964-)

Informative panel Olympic women marathon final Barcelona 1992 In 1986 Barcelona finally won the bid for the Summer Olympics of 1992, after having tried unsuccessfully to host them in 1924,… Read more »

METABOLISM CHANGES INDUCED BY RUNNING A MARATHON

Photo by Miguel A Amutio (Unsplash) Marathon popularity has been growing unstoppable during the last years, at least until the Covid-19 appearance, that has casted a shadow over a booming… Read more »

PRE-MARATHON DIET: CAN IT AFFECT OUR RACE RESULT?

The marathon is a physically demanding activity that induces muscle and cardiac damage. The exercise-induced muscle damage, or EIMD, releases components from the damaged muscles on the bloodstream, especially creatine… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXII) – Seoul 1988: ROSA MOTA (1958-)

Rosa Mota in Seoul 1988 “It was the Greek gods who chose me to be a marathon runner”              Rosa Mota Seoul was chosen as… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXI) – Los Angeles 1984: CARLOS LOPES (1947-)

“More than being first, hero is who knows to give everything, and inside him, go further” Carlos Lopes Los Angeles was chosen as host for the Olympics for a second… Read more »