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The answer for the question is Joan Benoit
She is an American marathon runner who won gold at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the year that the women's marathon was introduced. As a result, she was the first-ever women's Olympic marathon champion .
New Zealand first won medals in shot put in the Olympic Games in 2008; this was in women's shot put with Valerie Adams (now Vili) winning gold (2008 and 2012) and silver (2016). When did it win in the men's shot put?
At the 1976 Olympic Games at Montreal, who repeated (from the 1972 Games at Munich) his double gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, making him the first athlete to win the distance double twice?