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Postby no one » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:08 pm

name the final male torchbearer in the 1976 Oly games. Makes some sense - probably more irony.
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Re: trivia

Postby tandfman » Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:04 pm

Stéphane Préfontaine
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Re: trivia

Postby gh » Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:55 pm

no offense, but that's such common knowledge that it doesn't qualify as trivia. Now the name of the woman who was with him..... (but no, I don't know the answer)
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Postby toyracer » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:55 pm

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Re: trivia

Postby tandfman » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:41 am

Wiki has a full list:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pe ... c_Cauldron

(No, I did not look it up before I answered. As gh said, it's fairly common knowledge, at least among those of us who were there.)
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Re: trivia

Postby no one » Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:36 am

no offense taken - the female was my next query. I have always 'wondered' about the male choice however. Those Canadians
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Re: trivia

Postby no one » Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:17 pm

google assisted additions

both Préfontaine and Henderson were track 'runners' with the former being touted as 'up and coming'. He had aspirations of running @ the '84 Olys but injury prevented

it was reported that they become romantically involved and later married - not true

Préfontaine was part of the torchbearers in route at a later Olympics

coulldn't find any performance marks for either

thats more than you ever wanted to know
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Re: trivia

Postby tandfman » Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:50 pm

no one wrote:thats more than you ever wanted to know

Perhaps, but in case you wanted to know even more:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St%C3%A9ph ... A9fontaine

http://prefontainecapital.com/profil_e.html
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