The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are almost upon us. We’ve already had a pretty in-depth look at the most famous moments in Olympic marathon history. We know who’s made the cut for Team GB and we know, more or less, how the marathon course is going to shape up. But what we haven’t done so far is profile who the main medal contenders will be at this summer’s Olympic marathon events. That, you’ll be pleased to know, is about to change.
Team GB At The Olympics: Who Will Be Representing Great Britain In The Marathon And 50km Walk At The Rio 2016 Games?
In this article, we’ll look at the main Olympic medal contenders in both the men’s and women’s marathon. We’ll guide you through these masters of long-distance running, and explore why they might be fancying their chances this summer. We’ll also look at their personal bests, their previous successes, and their fitness.
Running In The Olympics: An Essential Guide To The Rio 2016 Running Events, Their Distances, And The History Behind Them
In sport, of course, anything can happen. That being said, we’d be quite surprised if the gold medalists for the Rio 2016 Olympic marathons didn’t come from this group of elite athletes.
Rio 2016 Olympics : Medal Contenders In The Men’s 10,000 Metres And 5,000 Metres Running Events