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Ancient cup, a prize to first Marathon winner Spyros Louis, returns to Greece

The second of two objects awarded to Spyros Louis, the Greek winner of the first Marathon race held during the first modern revival of the Olympic Games in 1896, was presented to the Greek state by the University of Munster on Wednesday at the National Archaeological Museum, a few days after Sunday's annual race.

  • Published in Greece

Spyros Louis' Olympic Silver Cup Exhibited in Lausanne

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation announced that the Silver Cup awarded to Spyros Louis, the first Marathon Winner at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in 1896, has been moved temporarily to Switzerland, in order to be exhibited at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, in view also of the international marathon to be held in the Swiss city on October 26th.

  • Published in Sports
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