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Pietri's Marathon

24th July 1908: Dorando Pietri of Italy in action during the Marathon at the 1908 London Olympics. Despite finishing first he was disqualified for being helped over the line after collapsing just yards from the end. The Gold Medal went to John Hayes of the USA. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


7/24/1908 12:00:00 AM

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