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Paris 1900 Olympics

Posted by Andy L. on

Paris 1900 Olympics
Games of the 2nd Olympiad
Host City - Paris, France
Stadium - Velodrome de Vincennes

It is worth mentioning...
- Tennis, football, polo, rowing and tug of war were the only sports in which athletes from different nations competed on the same team.
- American athlete Alvin Kraenzlein who won the 60m, the 110m hurdles, 200m hurdles and the long jump was the star of the Games.
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Alvin Kraenzlein
Guyana
Alvin Kraenzlein
Issued: 1991
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Discus
Czechoslovakia
Discus
Issued: 1965
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Ray Ewry
Sierra Leone
Ray Ewry - United States
Issued : 2003
Gold - Standing Long Jump
Gold - Standing High Jump
Gold - Standing Triple Jump
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