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  1. Thread: Elbert County

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    "This person was the second of seven children and...

    "This person was the second of seven children and competed in only Olympic Games."

    I suppose this is not literally true:)
  2. Thread: Same Event

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    Hmm, were there any champions with the initials...

    Hmm, were there any champions with the initials M. N. in Mexico 1968?
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    Stupid guess deleted.

    Stupid guess deleted.
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    I think I got the younger, too, but since I...

    I think I got the younger, too, but since I checked it and thus kind of cheated, I'll leave it to others.
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    Hmm, since you don't mention hurdles, the older...

    Hmm, since you don't mention hurdles, the older might be Willie Davenport.
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    In what sense is Tommie Smith a Tiger?

    In what sense is Tommie Smith a Tiger?
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    Born 1944, so perhaps an American who won in...

    Born 1944, so perhaps an American who won in Mexico. Evans and Beamon made world records there. My guess: Lee Evans.
  8. This might be a relevant case: ...

    This might be a relevant case:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Schinegger
  9. Thread: All Duv

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    Someone ought to correct that error in Wikipedia.

    Someone ought to correct that error in Wikipedia.
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    I checked the name and it appears I was a bit...

    I checked the name and it appears I was a bit wrong. Moreover the date is given in some sources as March 25 and in some as May 25.
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    Arthur Wintle?

    Arthur Wintle?
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    Nykänen's sisters confirm that it was chronic...

    Nykänen's sisters confirm that it was chronic pancreatitis + acutely pneumonia.

    https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000006110022.html
  13. Thread: Atomic # 13

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    Did Donovan Bailey win in 1996?

    Did Donovan Bailey win in 1996?
  14. Thread: Died Too Young

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    Haha, it seems I and LopenUupunut posted our...

    Haha, it seems I and LopenUupunut posted our replies concurrently. But whereas mine was a guess, his is, i believe, knowledge.
  15. Thread: Died Too Young

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    Just a guess: the hammer winner, Csermak or...

    Just a guess: the hammer winner, Csermak or something like that.
  16. Thread: Jeels

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    How does "jeels" relate with her?

    How does "jeels" relate with her?
  17. Thread: 65-25-92

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    I suppose it's not cheating to check how many...

    I suppose it's not cheating to check how many people there are in San Fransisco. It seems there are about 880,000. Hence, the country must be pretty small. The only I can think of is Luxemburg....
  18. Thread: A Pearl

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    This will be Bruce Jenner, probably. It might...

    This will be Bruce Jenner, probably. It might have been a bit ambiguous if you had written "of the same gender."
  19. Thread: A Pearl

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    OK, I was wrong in an interesting way. Thanks for...

    OK, I was wrong in an interesting way. Thanks for this bit of Olympic history.
  20. Thread: A Pearl

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    Actually, I cannot believe. If this person was...

    Actually, I cannot believe. If this person was born in 1937, the only Olympics in Europe where he/she might have won as a teenager were in Helsinki 1952. But do not believe any 15-year-old won then....
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    P.S. Of course it cannot be 1956, if it was in...

    P.S. Of course it cannot be 1956, if it was in Europe. But Barthel was wrong, I checked it.
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    Hmm, born 1928; hence probably won in 1948, 1952,...

    Hmm, born 1928; hence probably won in 1948, 1952, or 1956. I would appreciate a bit more clues, but I'll make a guess: Josy (sp.?) Barthel. I think his win was something of an upset if not...
  23. Thread: Duck

    by Olli
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    To me (from a non-American perspective), "duck"...

    To me (from a non-American perspective), "duck" was quite as perplexing. (Did not know about "Oregon Ducks" nor about Cruz's connection to Oregon.)
  24. Thread: Duck

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    Did you mean that he did NOT make the final in...

    Did you mean that he did NOT make the final in any of these three times?
  25. Thread: Blaine County

    by Olli
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    A guess: Dick Fosbury. At least he is famous.

    A guess: Dick Fosbury. At least he is famous.
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