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Alpha Game 162 Trick or Treat   Fun and Games

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PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jul-24

Gu Jun is a Chinese former badminton player.

China's Clean Sweep --Sydney Olympics 2000

Kerri Walsh Jennings & Misty May-Treanor (Kerri & Misty joined forces in 2001 and instantly became an unstoppable duo. They are widely regarded as the most dominant teammates in Beach Volleyball history. Beach volleyball officially became an Olympic sport in 1996, and in those six Games, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won half the gold medals — placing first in 2004, 2008 and 2012. Misty May-Treanor believes that an atmosphere in which both she and Kerri Walsh Jennings felt free to “make mistakes” was the key to one of the most successful partnerships of the modern Olympic age)                             

Athens 2004...................

Beijing 2008...............

London 2012........................

In 2016, in Rio, Kerri and new partner April Ross took home the Bronze Medal..................

Footnote:

Kerri, with new partner Brooke Sweat, failed to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jul-24

Lacrosse - The sport was a medal event at both St. Louis in 1904 and London 1908. Lacrosse later featured as a demonstration sport at Amsterdam 1928, Los Angeles 1932 and London 1948. ... "We hope we have an opportunity to join Los Angeles 2028, it's been in five Olympic Games," Scherr said.

Lacrosse at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

I mentioned these in my post about the imposter at the marathon, here are those stories.....................

Men's Marathon's 2 most bizarre races (The winners of the 1904 and 1908 Men's Marathon weren't the first to cross the finish line)

The men's marathon at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States, took place on August 30 of that year, over a distance of 24.85 miles. Thirty-two athletes representing four nations competed, but only 14 managed to finish the race, which proved to be a bizarre affair due to poor organization and officiating.............

The Trials and Tribulations of 1904 Olympic Marathon Runners

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The men's marathon race of the 1908 Summer Olympics took place in London on 24 July 1908. Johnny Hayes won after Dorando Pietri was disqualified for having received assistance before the finish line. For the first time in an Olympic marathon, the distance was 26 mi 385 yd, which would become the standard distance in 1921. 75 competitors entered the race, of whom 55 from 16 nations started, with 27 from 11 nations finishing. NOCs could enter up to 12 athletes. The United States and South Africa each won their first Olympic marathon medals..........

Bizarre London marathon earns legendary status | Strangest Moments

The marathon at London 1908 was one of the strangest runs ever, with a series of bizarre incidents earning the race legendary status.The most unusual moments...

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jul-24

The Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall is an indoor arena in Nikaia, in Athens. It hosted the weightlifting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

A general view of the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting hall Stock Photo - Alamy

An aerial view of Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting hall at Athens' Nikaia  suburb July 24, 2004. The 5,000 seat stadium will host the Weightlifting  event duirng the Olympics and is located some 29

Olympic Pictograms (In 1964, at the Tokyo Olympics they began representing events in the Games through a set of intentional figures. Each event had its own pictogram, used all across the Olympics for promotion. These pictograms remain a significant part of how the Games communication. They are used on venue maps, programs and building walls, and as a result, they’re impossible to miss. As an international event, communication and language barriers are almost unavoidable. By using pictograms to represent each event, no matter a persons native tongue, that barrier breaks down. This year, the International Olympic Committee released a historical overview of the pictograms for the last fourteen Olympics)

The beginning.....................

Through the years...............

Full circle, Tokyo 2020, and they're animated.............................

See the source image

and they were part of the Opening Ceremony.......................

Performers' pictograms embody 50 Olympic disciplines | Tokyo Olympics | NBC Sports

In the span of less than five minutes, some very talented performers embody 50 Olympic disciplines from 41 sports via pictograms. #NBCOlympics #Tokyo2020 #Op...

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jul-25

The Panathenaic Stadium  is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens,[5] it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble.[4]

A stadium was built on the site of a simple racecourse by the Athenian statesman Lykourgos (Lycurgus) c. 330 BC, primarily for the Panathenaic Games. It was rebuilt in marble by Herodes Atticus, an Athenian Roman senator, by 144 AD and had a capacity of 50,000 seats. After the rise of Christianity in the 4th century it was largely abandoned. The stadium was excavated in 1869 and hosted the Zappas Olympics in 1870 and 1875. After being refurbished, it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the first modern Olympics in 1896 and was the venue for 4 of the 9 contested sports. It was used for various purposes in the 20th century and was once again used as an Olympic venue in 2004. It is the finishing point for the annual Athens Classic Marathon.[3] It is also the last venue in Greece from where the Olympic flame handover ceremony to the host nation takes place

Panathinaiko-Stadion 2014-5.JPG

Don Quarrie (is a Jamaican former track and field athlete, one of the world's top sprinters during the 1970s. At the 1976 Summer Olympics he was the gold medalist in the Olympic 200 meters and silver medalist in the Olympic 100 meters. In all, he competed in five Olympic Games and won four Olympic medals during his career)

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Has a high school in Jamaica named after him............................

Calling it a night..........................................

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jul-25

Radstadion was a velodrome located in Olympiapark in Munich, Germany. They hosted the track portion of the cycling competitions for the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Event Arena, Olympiapark, Múnich, Alemania 2012-04-28, DD 02.JPG

Softball (will be featured at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo for the first time since the 2008 Summer Olympics. The tournament will consist of six teams. Baseball/softball is one of five sports added to the program of the 2020 Summer Olympics only. It will not return in 2024. The opening match of the event between Australia and Japan means that for the first time since 1996, the opening match of the summer Olympiad is not a football match)

US team will be playing for Gold..........................

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