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In terms of competition time - Sailing is the longest individual event - Ben Ainslie completed 11 races totalling 10:45 hours over 6 days to win a single Gold medal at London 2012.

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What is the longest event in time and distance in the Olympic games?

the longest event in the olympics is the marathon


How long is the longest swimming event in the Olympics?

The longest swimming event for men in the Olympics is the 1500 meter freestyle and for women is the 800 meter freestyle.


What is the longest running event in the Olympics?

Depends on what the question refers to: The longest "running" event is the Marathon, but the longest event in terms of distance in the athletics is the Mens 50 kilometre walk (but you certainly aren't allowed to run in that). Alternatively there are a whole series of events that have been included in every Olympics, therefore there is no single longest running event in terms of being at every Olympics.


What was the longest swimming event in the 1976 Olympics?

1500m


How many meters is the longest event for speed skating?

Not in the Olympics, but in some competitions you can skate as long as marathons! But in the Olympics, the longest distance is 3000m


Why marathon is the last event in Olympics?

It's the longest Someone


What is the longest distance event in the Olympics?

Cycling road race at 100km.


In the Olympics what is the longest running event?

Depends on what the question refers to: The longest "running" event is the Marathon, but the longest event in terms of distance in the athletics is the Mens 50 kilometre walk (but you certainly aren't allowed to run in that). Alternatively there are a whole series of events that have been included in every Olympics, therefore there is no single longest running event in terms of being at every Olympics.


What is the longest swimming event for women at the olympics?

That is the 10k Open Water event that debuted at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Lara Ilchenko of Russia won the gold medal in a time of 59 minutes, 27.7 seconds. Prior to the 2008 Olympics, the longest swimming event for women was the 800 meter freestyle.


What is the longest track event in the Olympics?

5,000m (5k) and 10,000m. Once Haile Gebrselassie did 20,000m but that was a one off!


What is the longest running event in the Olympics before a marathon?

10,000m or 10km walk, although you're not alllowed to run in that.


Do the Olympics have boxing as an event?

yes they do have a boxing event in the olympics


Is the 50 km walk the longest athletic event in the Olympics?

Yes. The Marathon is second at 42.195 km and the 20 km walk is third.


What Olympic event takes place after the Olympics?

No other event occurs after the Olympics. What about the Winter Olympics for snow type events and then the para Olympics.


In the Beijing games 2008 what happens in the event luge?

luge is a winter Olympics event, the Beijing Olympics were the summer Olympics


Is there a game called Discus in the Olympics?

Yes, the discus is a track and field event. A heavy disc, called a discus is thrown, the longest throw wins the game.


What is a ten event Olympics sport called?

A decathlon is a ten event sport at the Olympics.


What is the longest race in the Olympics?

The longest athletics race in the Olympics is the marathon race, over 26 miles. But the longest of all is the mens cycling road race at 239km


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The Tour d'Afrique was billed as the longest bicycle event at 12000km.


Longest standing olympic swimming world record?

Janet Evan's record in the 800m freestyle event...set in 1989, broken by Rebecca Adlington in the Beijing Olympics in 2008


What was the key event in the Olympics?

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Is the Olympics the biggest event?

It is the biggest sporting event.


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Is golf in the Olympics?

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