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Can you name the Olympic Nations that waited the longest time for their first gold medal?

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Gold medal droughtOlympic NationWho finally won?
1896-2004, 108 yearsFernando González and Nicolás Massú, Tennis
1928-2008, 80 yearsIrving Saladino, Long jump
1924-2000, 76 yearsIgors Vihrovs, Gymastics
1912-1984, 72 yearsCarlos Lopes, Marathon
1924-1996, 72 yearsJefferson Pérez, Racewalking
1932-2004, 72 yearsChen Shih-hsin, Taekwondo
1924-1992, 68 yearsRomas Ubartas, Discus
1932-2000, 68 yearsMaría Isabel Urrutia, Weightlifting
1896-1956, 60 yearsNikola Stanchev, Wrestling
1936-1996, 60 yearsClaudia Poll, Swimming
Gold medal droughtOlympic NationWho finally won?
1900-1952, 52 yearsIosif Sîrbu, Sport shooting
1900-1948, 48 yearsHumberto Mariles, Equestrian
1948-1996, 48 yearsGhada Shouaa, Heptathlon
1952-1996, 44 yearsLee Lai Shan, Windsurfing
1952-1996, 44 yearsChioma Ajunwa, Long Jump
1952-1996, 44 yearsSomluck Kamsing, Boxing
1964-2008, 44 yearsNaidangiin Tüvshinbayar, Judo
1912-1952, 40 yearsJosy Barthel, Running
1952-1992, 40 yearsAlan Budikusuma, Badminton
1964-2004, 40 yearsFélix Sánchez, Hurdles

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