Who Knew WashU? 2.20.18

Question: A sculpture honoring the university’s (and St. Louis’) role in hosting the 1904 Olympic Games will be installed on the Danforth Campus later this year. Which of the following “firsts” occurred during those games?

The Olympic Stadium under construction. (Photo: Courtesy of Missouri Historical Society)

Answer: D) All of the above: AFirst American city to host the Olympics; B) First awarding of the Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals; C) First gymnasium and stadium built for the Olympic Games.

Congrats to this week’s winner, David Warren, grant analyst in the Office of Sponsored Research Services, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag! 


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