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Stockholm 1912 Olympics

Posted by Andy L. on

Stockholm 1912 Olympics
Games of the 5th Olympiad
Host City - Stockholm, Sweden
Stadium - Stockholms Olympiastadion

It is worth mentioning...
- A Greco-wrestling match between Russian Martin Klein and Finland’s Alfred Asikainen lasted 11 hours.
- Jim Thorpe a Native American won the pentathlon and decathlon by significant margins. Officials disqualified him after he was found to accept payment to play baseball before the Games. In 1982, the IOC reinstated him and returned his medals back to his daughter.
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Jim Thorpe - USA
Manama
Jim Thorpe - USA
Issued: 1971
Gold - Men's Decathlon
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Hugo Wieslander - Sweden
Paraguay
Hugo Wieslander - Sweden
Issued: 1971
Gold - Men's Decathlon
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Hannes Kolehmainen - Finland
Hannes Kolehmainen - Finland
Issued: 2003
Gold - 5000 m Running
Gold - 10000 m Running
Gold - Individual Cross Country
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Martin Klein - Estonia
Martin Klein - Estonia
Issued: 2012
Silver - Wrestling
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