The best athlete was jim Thorpe .
elliot hulse is the slowest in ntthe world
France's athlete won the silver medal in the Women's Modern Pentathlon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Yes. Her 18 Olympic medals is the most an athlete has won in the history of the modern Olympics.
In 1896, James Connolly (an American) won the triple jump in Athens. In so doing, he became the first modern Olympic champion- that is, the first one in 1,527 years. http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/profiles/bio_uk.asp?PAR_I_ID=58191 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Connolly_(athlete)
The athlete who won the Silver medal in the men's modern pentathlon competition during the 2016 Rio Olympics was Pavlo Tymosshchenko of Ukraine who had a total of 1,472 points.
The Olympics became modern back in it's birthplace in 1896, a lapse of 1,500 years.
The athlete who won the Bronze medal in the men's modern pentathlon competition during the 2016 Rio Olympics was Ismael Hernandez Uscanga of Mexico who had a total of 1,468 points.
The athlete who won the Gold medal in the men's modern pentathlon competition during the 2016 Rio Olympics was Aleksander Lesun of Russia who had won it with a total of 1,479 points.
It was in 1896 when James Connolly of America became the very first champion of modern Olympics. He participated and won in the triple jump event during the opening day.
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