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Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens… Greek History, Modern History, Mykonos, Greek Independence, Greece Pictures, Greece Photography, Berlin, Greek Art, Athens Greece
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Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens dies on 26 March 1940 - Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Poster of the 1896 Olympic Games - Athens, Greece. This is the debut of the modern Olympic Games.

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Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece Maraton segraren 1896 i Aten. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Olympic Marathon, Greek Dress, Rare Historical Photos, First Marathon, Greek Culture, Greek Art, Ancient Greece
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The historic 'Bréal Cup' awarded to Spyros Louis, the winner of the marathon race at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896 Olympics, Olympia, Olympic Marathon, Under The Hammer, Ancient Greek Art, Athens Greece, Olympic Games, Olympic Icons, Summer Olympics
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Historic trophy from 1896 Athens Olympics sells for £540,000

A silver cup just 15cm tall awarded to the marathon winner at the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896 has sold for a record £541,250.

The historic 'Bréal Cup' awarded to Spyros Louis, the winner of the marathon race at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896 Olympics, Olympia, Olympic Marathon, Under The Hammer, Ancient Greek Art, Athens Greece, Olympic Games, Olympic Icons, Summer Olympics
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Historic trophy from 1896 Athens Olympics sells for £540,000

A silver cup just 15cm tall awarded to the marathon winner at the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896 has sold for a record £541,250.

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1896 - French Olympic Cyclists

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OLYMPIC GAMES, <br>The parade of the winners at the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896 at Athens, Greece. Contemporary wood engraving after a drawing by André Castaigne. Bistro Design, History Posters, Modern Games, Greek History, Tropical Art, Famous Photographers, Sports Art, Wood Engraving, Olympic Games
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The Parade of the Winners Athens 1896

Program for the 1896 Olympic games 1896 Olympics, Modern Games, Greek History, Bulletins, Summer Olympics, Female Athletes, Olympic Games, Beautiful Landscapes, Athens
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Program for the 1896 Olympic games

Apr A portrait of Spyridon Spiridon Louis of Greece, the winner of the first marathon in the 1896 Summer Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. Olympic Marathon, First Marathon, Born To Run, Runner Girl, Summer Olympics, Track And Field, Female Athletes, Olympic Games, New Outfits
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Greek shepherd Spyridon Louis is the winner of the 40 km marathon at the first modern Olympics games held in Athens in Women are not formally invited to the event, though they're not explicitly barred.

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Greek shepherd Spyridon Louis is the winner of the 40 km marathon at the first modern Olympics games held in Athens in 1896. Women are not formally invited to the event, though they're not explicitly barred.

Spiridon Louis (centre) of Greece receives his medal at the medal ceremony for winning the Marathon event during the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. 1896 Olympics, Cycling Events, Time Pictures, Summer Dream, Summer Olympics, Back In Time, Road Racing, Vintage Pictures, Olympic Games

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Olympic 100-meter Champs, 1896-2008

1896 - Thomas Burke, US, 12 s. Olympic 100-meter Champs, 1896-2008 - Slide Show - NYTimes.com

The Olympians Marathon: Spyros Louis in 1896 and MD Sherring Lithograph by Sotiris Christidis From the Benaki Museum Benaki Museum, Greek History, Greek Culture, Angels Among Us, Poster Ads, Greek Art, Poster Pictures, Canada, Vintage Travel Posters
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