Tag: Olympic Games

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXVI) – Rio 2016: JEMIMA SUMGONG (1984-)

Jemima Sumgong Rio 2016 Rio 2016 logo Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games against the candidatures of Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo. These were the… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XVII) – Munich 1972: FRANK SHORTER (1947-)

Shorter winning the marathon Munich 1972 Shorter (1974) Munich was selected to host the 1972 Olympics over bids from Montreal, Madrid and Detroit. It was the second time Germany was… Read more »