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    Athens 1896-Spyridon LOUIS (GRE) 1st at the medal ceremony.
    Thursday, April 2, 1896 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Spyridon Louis

    Spyridon Louis

    Athènes 1896-LOUIS Spyridon (GRE) 1st.
    Tuesday, December 31, 1895 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Marathon Swimming Men

    Marathon Swimming Men

    Spiros Gianniotis of Greece competes in the Men's 10km Marathon Swim on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Monday, August 15, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Athens 1896

    Winner’s medal Athens 1896

    Spyridon Louis, in the centre dressed as an Evzone, at the medal ceremony for the marathon at the Athens 1896 Games. This shepherd gave Greece its first gold medal of the modern Olympic Games. The stir around this victory followed him his whole life, so much so that he was selected as flag-bearer of the Greek delegation at the Berlin Games in 1936. ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 9:20 AM | Photo
  • Historic Olympics

    Historic Olympics

    Apr 1896: A portrait of Spyridon Spiridon Louis of Greece, the winner of the first marathon in the 1896 Summer Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. Mandatory Credit: Allsport IOC/Allsport
    Friday, April 1, 1904 10:00 PM | Photo
  • The first torch bearer

    The first torch bearer

    The first torch bearer, Spyros Gianniotis receives the torch in the Ancient Olympic Stadium, Olympia, Greece. The ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) to light the Olympic Flame was held inside the Temple of Hera at the historic ruins of the home of the ancient Olympic Games.
    Thursday, May 10, 2012 2:00 PM | Photo
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