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Challenge 98


Vanderlei Lamb and the Marathon

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In a marathon, Brazilian Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima had already completed 2/5 of the race's full course, when a former Irish priest stormed the track and held the athlete. Vanderlei, who was 40km from halfway, was saved by the Greek citizen Polyvios Kossivas and continued in the race, winning the bronze medal. What was the total distance traveled by Vanderlei?