Category Archive 'Shizo Kanakuri'

30 Jun 2018

Olympic Marathon Record

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Shizo Kanakuri, 1924.

Shizo Kanakuri, a marathon runner at the 1912 Olympics, quit and went home to Japan without telling officials and was considered a missing person in Sweden for 50 years. In 1966, he was invited to complete the marathon. His time: 54 years, 8 months, 6 days, 5 hours, 32 minutes and 20.379 seconds.

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