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Marathon

1896 Spiridon Loues, Greece 2:58:50.00
1900 Michel Teato, France 2:59:45.00
1904 Thomas Hicks, United States 3:28:53.00
1906 William J. Sherring, Canada 2:51:23.65
1908 John J. Hayes, United States 2:55:18.40
1912 Kenneth McArthur, South Africa 2:36:54.80
1920 Hannes Kolehmainen, Finland 2:32:35.80
1924 Albin Stenroos, Finland 2:41:22.60
1928 A. B. El Quafi, France 2:32:57.00
1932 Juan Zabala, Argentina 2:31:36.00
1936 Kitei Son, Japan1 2:29:19.20
1948 Delfo Cabrera, Argentina 2:34:51.60
1952 Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia 2:23:30.20
1956 Alain Mimoun, France 2:25:00.00
1960 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopia 2:15:16.20
1964 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopia 2:12:11.20
1968 Mamo Wold, Ethiopia 2:20:26.40
1972 Frank Shorter, United States 2:12:19.80
1976 Walter Cierpinski, East Germany 2:09:55.00
1980 Walter Cierpinski, East Germany 2:11:30.00
1984 Carlos Lopes, Portugal 2:09:21.00
1988 Gelindo Bordin, Italy 2:10:47.00
1992 Hwang Young-Cho, South Korea 2:13:23.00
1996 Josia Thugwane, South Africa 2:12:36.00
2000 Gezahgne Abera, Ethiopia 2:10:11.00
2004 Stefano Baldini, Italy 2:10:55.00
2008 Samuel Kamau Wansiru, Kenya 2:06:32.00*
1. Son was actually a Korean named Son Gi-jeong, but he was forced to compete under the name Kitei Son by Japan, which occupied Korea at the time.

*Olympic record


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