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ERENG Paul (1967) Kenya / Track and Field
Legend holds that the fabulous Kenyan runners are goat herders form the high mountain plateaux. The case of Paul Ereng, blows this theory apart.The 800 m Olympic champion in Seoul hails from the Lake ...


ERMENAULT Philippe (1969) France / Cycling
A member of the excellent multi-medal winning French track cycling team (9 medals won, four of which were gold) that took part in the Atlanta games, this track cyclist won two medals.The first was a s...


ERYTHROPOEITIN
More commonly known under the name of E.P.O, erythropoeitin is a hormone secreted by the Kidneys. It has recently been reproduced synthetically in the form of a drug. For athletes who use it, it stimu...


ESTANGUET Tony (1978) France / Canoeing
This young French canoeist became Olympic white water canoeing champion in Penrith Lakes in Sydney in 2000 in the event his brother Patrice failed to win four years earlier in Atlanta. Tony dedicated ...


EVANS Janet (1971) United States / Swimming
Research has shown the that slimness and buoyancy of this mere scrap of a woman measuring 1.66 m and weighing 42 kg were such that nothing could stop her from making a clean sweep in the swimming pool...


EVANS Lee (1947) United States / Track and Field
As one of a group of black students taking part in the Mexico Games in 1968, Lee Evans also showed his attachment to black power when he mounted the top step of the podium for the 400 metres. Clad in ...


EWRY Ray Clarence (1873 - 1937) United States / Track and field
This outstanding American athlete was a phenomenon at the beginning of the century. He won ten gold medals, which is still the absolute record, some of which were in disciplines that are no longer par...


EXERCISES, FLOOR
In gymnastics, the floor exercises last for between 50 and 70 seconds.Using all the surface of the mat, the gymnasts must carry out three or four series of acrobatics in a minimum of two different dir...


EXHIBITION, UNIVERSAL
On three occasions the famous Universal Exhibition has taken place in the same year in the country that is organising the games.Such was the case in Paris in 1900 where the Parisians attached more imp...


EYSER George (born in 1871) United States / Gymnastics
This American gymnast was a walking miracle. After having his leg crushed by a train and then amputated, he went on to compete with an artificial leg in the Saint Louis games of 1904. This handicap di...


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