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Spyros Louis

Greece Wants to Hold on to First Marathon Trophy

Greece's Olympics Museum has pledged to ensure a trophy won by Spyros Louis in the first Olympic marathon in 1896 will stay in the country. Louis's grandson, also called Spyros, was putting the 15-centimetre, silver cup up for auction on...

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...