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What was unusual about Stamata Revithi running the marathon course at the 1896 Olympics, in Athens?

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What was unusual about Stamata Revithi running the marathon course at the 1896 Olympics, in Athens?
posted Jan 8 by Mohammad

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Female athletes were not allowed to compete at all
She ran it anyway. She said "if the committee doesn’t let me compete I will go after them regardless".

answer Jan 9 by Mridul
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