Three times olympic euwatrian medals has won by Andrew hoy .
According to the International Olympic Committee, Spyridon Louis was a shephard.
Tiki Gelana from Ethiopia with a new Olympic Record time of 2:23:07
That was Ethiopian Abebe Bikila at the 1960 Games in Rome. He set an Olympic record time of 2:15:16.2 and became the first African to win an Olympic gold medal. Bikila also won the marathon at the 1964 Games but wore shoes in that race.
Samuel Wanjiru in the Olympic Modern Marathon.
Sam Ferris. Ferris won silver in the 1932 marathon after finishing 5th in the 1924 marathon and 8th in the 1928 marathon.
Joan Benoit won the first ever Olympic Women's Marathon held in Los Angeles in 1984 with a time of 2:24:52.
In 1984 the Los Angeles Olympics had a women's marathon. Joan Benoit Samuelson of the United States won.