Why Do Athletes Run Anticlockwise?

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There are many theories as to why athletes run anticlockwise, but the closest explanation is to better facilitate a right hand runner. During the 1986 First Modern Olympic Games, the athletes complained of so much pain after running clockwise and it was due to this that IOC met in 1913 and set the current anticlockwise rule.
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