# Who won the race: Four athletes, Ann, Bea, Carol, and Dorothy went out one morning and ran a race?

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Four athletes, Ann, Bea, Carol, and Dorothy went out one morning and ran a race. At the end of
the race, the following statements were made:
Ann: "I didn't come in first or last."
Bea: "I didn't come in last."
Carol: "I was first."
Dorothy: "I was last."
It is known that one, and one only, of the four athletes is lying.

Who won the race?

posted Mar 9, 2015

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Bea.
Carol has to lie (else nobody lies or 2 or more lie). Dorothy is last. Ann and Carol are not first. Leaves Bea.

answer Mar 16, 2015 by

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