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Olympic Marathon Runner Spyros Louis To Appear On New €2 Coin

The first modern-day Olympic Marathon winner at the 1896 Summer Olympics Spyros (Spyridon) Louis will be featured on around 750,000 new €2 coins that will be released later this fall issued by Greece. This marks the 75th anniversary of the athlete’s death, who...

Spyros Louis’ Silver Cup to Be Sold At Christie’s Auction

A silver cup awarded to the Greek runner who won the first Olympic marathon in 1896 will be sold at a London auction in April. Spyros Louis was presented with the cup, a silver medal, an antique vase, an...