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Did the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali throw his Olympic gold medal in the Ohio River when he was denied entry into a whites only restaurant as reported? There are conflicting reports about this. What is the real truth?

Asked by Good Citizen, 03 Aug '10 04:59 pm
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Ali was incredibly proud of the gold medal he won in the the 1960 Rome Olympics. People said he wore it all the time. One day he while wearing the medal he was refused service at a Louisville restaurant.That incident prompted him to throw the medal into the Ohio River.
Answered by Arshad Khan, 03 Aug '10 05:02 pm

 
  
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