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Spyridon 'Spyros' Louis of Greece wins the marathon gold; Launceston Elliot of GB wins gold for the one-armed weightlifting; Thomas Burke of the USA wins the 100m in 12.0 seconds
Women take part for the first time; sports included were ballooning, cricket, croquet and Basque pelota; combined Sweden/Denmark team wins the tug of war
GB is represented by two competitors, both Irish; USA gymnast George Eyser wins six medals despite having a wooden leg; Frederick Lorz travels ten miles of the marathon by car
Great Britain win 99 more medals than the USA; the stadium track is three laps to the mile; Dorando Pietri of Italy collapses several times at the end of the marathon
Starting gun first used; introduction of automatic timing; American Jim Thorpe wins the pentathlon and the decathlon but is disqualified
The Olympic Oath is first voiced; the first in which doves were released to symbolize peace; the first in which the Olympic Flag was flown
The film Chariots of Fire is about these games; the 'Flying Finns' dominate long distance running; the motto 'Faster, Higher, Stronger' used for the first time
The Olympic Flame is lit for the first time; Canada's Percy Williams wins both the 100m and 200m; first Asian gold medalist, Japan's Mikio Oda in the triple jump
Designated Olympic Village for the athletes first appears; first use of a victory podium; America's Eddie Tolan wins both the 100m and 200m
Olympic Flame brought from Athens by relay for the first time; Jesse Owens wins four gold medals; Spain's left-wing Popular Front government boycotts the games
The 'Austerity Games'; Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers-Koen wins four gold medals; exhausted Etienne Gailly of Belgium is beaten in the last lap of the marathon
The Soviet Union participate for the first time; Hungary wins 42 medals; Emil Zátopek of Czechoslovakia wins the 5,000m, 10,000m and the Marathon
The 'Friendly Games'; first games to be staged in the southern hemisphere; People's Republic of China boycott because of the entry of 'Formosa'
Ethiopian Abebe Bikila becomes first black African Olympic champion via the marathon; Muhammad Ali wins boxing gold; Danish cyclist Knud Enemark Jensen collapses and dies
Joe Frazier wins the gold medal in heavyweight boxing; judo, women's volleyball and pentathlon introduced; South Africa barred owing to apartheid
USA's Bob Beamon sets World Long Jump record that stands for 23 years; Tommie Smith and John Carlos stage human rights protest; USA's Dick Fosbury wins high jump with Fosbury Flop
Palestinian terrorists murder eleven Israeli athletes; Mark Spitz wins seven gold swimming medals; Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut becomes a media star
Almost all African nations boycott these games; Sugar Ray Leonard, Leon Spinks and Michael Spinks win boxing gold medals; host nation fails to win a gold medal
USA and others boycott the games; GB's Coe and Ovett duel for middle distance gold medals; Waldemar Cierpinski of the GDR wins his second consecutive marathon gold
14 Eastern Bloc countries boycott the games; Carl Lewis wins four gold medals; In the 3000m Zola Budd collides with Mary Decker-Slaney who falls
Canadian Ben Johnson wins the 100m but is disqualified; USA's Florence Griffith Joyner wins the women's 100m and 200m; USA's Matt Biondi wins five swimming gold medals
Ex-Soviet republics compete under the name 'Unified Team'; South Africa allowed for the first time since the 1960; Reunified Germany compete's as a single team
Canada's Donovan Bailey wins the men's 100m in world record time; USA's Michael Johnson wins gold in both the 200m and 400m; The US soccer team win first ever women's soccer event
GB rower Steve Redgrave wins gold in fifth consecutive games; Australian Cathy Freeman wins the 400m final; the vault horse is set 5 cm too low seriusly affecting the gymnasts
GB's Kelly Holmes wins the 800m and 1500m; Moroccan Hicham El Guerrouj wins the 1500m and 5000m; USA swimmer Michael Phelps wins six gold and eight medals in all
China wins 51 gold medals; Jamaican Usain Bolt wins the 100m and 200m events; GB cyclist Chris Hoy wins three gold medals
Location of the Games of the XXX Olympiad; Jamaican Usain Bolt wins the 100m and 200m for the second time; Team GB win their most gold medals since 1908
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