Greece OG trivia


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Greece OG trivia

Postby stevehj197 » Sat Nov 22, 2003 4:29 pm

At the Melbourne OG's in 1956, Greece won only one men's medal. Who won it, and what was unusual about it ?
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Re: Greece OG trivia

Postby cullman » Sat Nov 22, 2003 5:34 pm

OK...it's been an hour. I'm jumpin' in...George Roubanis finished behind Rev. Bob Richards and Bob Gutowski. George was an American with dual citizenship.
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Re: Greece OG trivia

Postby stevehj197 » Sat Nov 22, 2003 6:21 pm

you are right again ! The unusual thing however was that he used a new fangled pole made of something called ......fiberglass.
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