Triathalon,decatholon,running,fencing and archery
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Running / Swimming / Cycling
Usain Bolt won the 100m final at Beijing
4/10 or .4 of a kilometer, which is a thousand meters.
Swimming then cycling then running.
The MarathonThe longest running race is the marathon at 42.195KM (26miles 385yards)The longest foot race is the mens 50K walkThe longest race is the triathalon - 1500M swim + 40KM cycle + 10KM run
Usain Bolt was clocked running 23 mph during the 2008 Beijing Olympics 100 meter dash
biking, swimming and running you first swim then bike then run. ( you swim first as to not drown because you are so tired).
21 running events at the morden Olympics
The team from Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell) set the Olympic record and World Record at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, running the race in a time of 37.10 seconds.
Running has been a part of the Olympics since the original ones in Ancient Greece.
12 minutes and 37.35 seconds by Kenenisa Bekele. The same guy also won the Beijing 2008 Olympics thought the world-record was set up by him in a race in Netherland.
equipment for running
In the Ancient Olympics the competitors were nude.
Because it is a sport you could ask the same about running... Why did running come into the olympics? Because it is a sport!
It was on 1984
Men: Usain Bolt of Jamaica - 9.69 seconds set at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Women: Florence Griffith-Joyner of the United States - 10.49 seconds on July 16, 1988.
There was only on running event played in the Ancient Olympics, the short sprint from one side of the stadium to the other.
Running is commonly refered to as "Track" in the Olympics.
running in the olympics.