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In which race of the early modern Olympics did the surnames of those who came second and third suggest they were more likely winners?

Question #148461. Asked by gmackematix.
Last updated May 13 2021.
Originally posted May 13 2021 11:11 PM.

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Emile Champion (France) and Ernst Fast (Sweden) were silver and bronze medal winners respectively in the Paris marathon. (Winner was Michel Theato)
link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athletics_at_the_1900_Summer_Olympics

May 13 2021, 11:44 PM
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