Greek shepherd Spyridon Louis (1873 - 1940), winner of the 40 km marathon at the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896. He was later chosen to kindle the Olympic flame at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
April 06, 1896 Licentie
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945) receives the Olympic Olive Branch from Spyridon Louis (1873 - 1940, right) at the Olympic Stadium, at the opening of the Berlin Olympics, Germany, 1st August 1936. Louis won the Olympic...Meer
August 01, 1936 Licentie
The Greek Men'S Team Filing Through The Streets Of Berlin For The Olympic Games Of 1936, And Being Led By Spiridon Louys, The Former Olympic Marathon Champion In 1896.
July 30, 1936 Licentie
Volume 2, Page 25, Picture,4, 10228649, Sport, Athens Olympics, 1896, Spyridon Louis, Greek marathon champion
January 01, 1896 Licentie
Sport, Olympic Games 1896, Athens, Greece, Spyridon Louis, Greek gold medalist in the Marathon
Olympic Games, Athens, Greece, Marathon, Greek gold medallist Spyridon Louis
Olympic Games, Athens, Greece, Marathon, Gold medallist Spyridon Louis of Greece
Adolf Hitler receiving the Olympic olive branch from Greek athlete Spyridon Louis, winner of the 1896 marathon, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
August 01, 2006 Licentie
The marathon winner Spiridon Louis (right, in a fustanella, the Greek national costume), stands with his medal, an olive branch and, left to right, other prize-winning Greek Olympians - Nikolaos Andriakopoulos (gymnastics), Pantelis...Meer
April 15, 1896 Licentie
Pierre de Coubertin
Jim F. Thorpe