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Ye destroyed those closing 100 meters of freestyle 2.9 seconds faster than the next swiftest finalist and .03 slower than men’s 400m individual medley gold medalist Ryan Lochte.

She shattered the women’s 400m IM world record by 1.03 seconds.

The distance of the modern marathon was standardized as 26 miles 385 yards or 42.195 km.This was done to accommodate TV networks and audiences. The coach or trainer stands to the left of the wrestlers, leaning on his staff and holding a long forked branch. The Modern Olympic flag of five linked rings, each with a primary color used in the flags of the nations competing in the games, was introduced in 1908. His original thought was to unveil the modern Games in 1900 in his native Paris, but delegates from 34 countries were so enthralled with the concept that they convinced him to move the Games up to 1896 and have Athens serve as the first host.The idea of the Olympic torch or Olympic Flame was first inaugurated in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam.

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