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Q: Olympics ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Olympics
Category: Sports and Recreation > Games
Asked by: lsid1210-ga
List Price: $2.50
Posted: 20 Jul 2004 10:04 PDT
Expires: 19 Aug 2004 10:04 PDT
Question ID: 376696
Has the International Olympic Committee resored the olympic medals to
Tommie Smith and John Carlos that were revoked in the 1968 olympics
200 meter dash?
Subject: Re: Olympics
Answered By: mwalcoff-ga on 20 Jul 2004 11:29 PDT

Smith and Carlos never had their medals revoked.

Source: Canadian Broadcasting Co., "Mexico City 1968: The World is

The IOC recognizes Smith and Carlos as medalists.

Source: IOC, "Medal Winners Search,"

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Smith Carlos medals returned
Subject: Re: Olympics
From: thx1138-ga on 20 Jul 2004 10:29 PDT
Hello lsid1210.

I'm pretty sure that if their medals had been restored to them it
would have been mentioned in this article.

"Distant fists return
Carlos and Smith, whose victory-stand protest is an indelible Olympic
moment, are 2nd fiddle to fashion",0,7962320.story?coll=ny-sports-olympics-headlines



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