Charles Olemus

Charles Olemus

Charles Olemus is a Haitian former athlete.

He ran in the men's 10,000 metre race at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. He finished last, with a time of 42:0.11. The Agence France-Presse praised his "courage and spirit", "shown in his insistence on competing and finishing", despite his very slow time.[1]

See also

Olympian marathoners made famous by finishing last:


  1. ^ "Heroic Losers", Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2008

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  • Charles Olemus — est un athlète haïtien qui participa aux Jeux olympiques d été de 1976 à Montréal. Il participa à la compétition de course à pieds sur 10 000 mètres. Il arriva le dernier avec un temps de 42:0.11. L Agence France Presse a salué « son courage …   Wikipédia en Français

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