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Gianlu33

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Vojthas    14

I know it's very small picture, but worth mentioning:,

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On 7th September 1929 Stanisław Petkiewicz (right) has beaten Paavo Nurmi (left) in 3000 m race in Warsaw. Thanks to that success he later won the title of Sportpersonality of the Year in the 4th annual plebiscite.

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Vojthas    14

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On 8th September 1960 Jarosława Jóźwiakowska (left) won silver in women's high jump losing to Iolanda Balas - it was first (out of two) medal for Poland in this event in the Olympic history.

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Gianlu33    298

Risultati immagini per froome kenya world championship

 

2002, Zolder (BEL) - Chris Froome during the U23 time trial at the World Championship when he compete for Kenya

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Vojthas    14

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On 9th September 1960 Ireneusz Paliński (middle) and Jan Bochenek (right) became first Polish athletes who won two medals in one event (weightlifting - 82,5 kg) at the Summer Olympics.

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thepharoah    17
3 hours ago, Gianlu33 said:

Risultati immagini per froome kenya world championship

 

2002, Zolder (BEL) - Chris Froome during the U23 time trial at the World Championship when he compete for Kenya

 

thanks for this info , it's the first time i see that Froome participated in African games 2007 and won bronze there !  

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hckosice    694

Peter Šťastný the only athlete who competed in 3 different worldwide major events for 3 different countries

 

Back to back world champion 1976 and 1977 with ex-Czechoslovakia

 

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After successful emigration and marking his name among the legends of the NHL he got the Canadian citizenship and immediately received invitation in the National Team of Canada at the legendary Canada Cup 1984 (nowadays World Cup) tournament they won

 

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And after the fall of the communism and split of former Czechoslovakia he returned to finish his career to his native Slovakia, and represented the country at it´s first ever major event since the independence at the Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer 1994 as a captain of the team, He was also the flag bearer of the Slovak delegation at our first ever Olympic participation

 

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Bearas    14

Valdas Adamkus - as national record holder of 100m sprint 

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and as the President of Lithuania (1998-2009)

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