publication date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Sports

clue: This Scottish athlete burned out decades ago, but he is remembered for the running that he did, and didn't do, in Paris.

explanation: Liddell was a runner famous for his Christian convictions. He changed categories in the 1924 Paris Olympics to avoid a race on a Sunday, winning gold in the alternate category, as depicted in the film Chariots of Fire. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Eberhart


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