In 1904, at the Olympic St. Louis, an American marathon runner Fred Lorz got a gold medal for the first time. However, upon investigation Fred only able to run as far as 14 kilometers. 17 kilometers further until the finish, he was cheated by the 'ride' car manager. The incident he was disqualified, and the runner Thomas Hicks entitled to a gold medal.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE A close-up of the Olympic gold medal during the Launch of Medals and Victory Ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Future Arena in Olympic Park on June 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
KOR Byun Jong Il, 1988 Summer Olympics - South Korean boxing athlete Byun Jong-Il embarrass the nation in the 1988 Olympic games in Seoul. When competing in the lightweight bantamweight boxer against Bulgaria, Jong-Il did unsportsmanlike conduct by butting an opponent with his head. He was disqualified and received jeers from the entire audience. After the game he was sorry, thoughtful and sat alone in the ring.
The issue of gender equality coloring Mexico City Olympics in particularly felt in riding branches. Anne equestrian athletes from the UK being the only athlete who managed to beat the athlete riding a horse man.
English runner Ann Packer decided not to participate in athletics women's 800m at the Olympics Tokyo, 1964. It is a form of disappointment for the women's 400 meters, he only managed to get a silver medal. But because it was persuaded by her lover Robert Brightwell, Ann finally participate in the rarely run 800 meters, and won the gold.
Shizo Kanakuri Shizo Kanakuri Japanese marathon athletes were missing at the Olympic Stockholm, Sweden, 1912. The incident was started from the moment marathons, Kanakuri fainted in the middle of the road. Then he was treated by the locals, and the committee did not know about the incident. For Kanakuri the incident is a shameful thing, and when to return to Japan he did not tell it to the Japanese Olympic committee. Swedish Olympics Committee also learned that Kanakuri still alive in the…