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I need help making sure I rewrote the following sentences correctly while including the appositive or appositive phrase.

I made corrections. Are they right?

1. The Olympic athlete also overcame polio. (Ray Ewry)
ANSWER= Ray Ewry, the Olympic athlete, also overcame polio.

2. Ewry competed in the standing high jump, the standing long jump, and the standing triple jump. (events not part of today’s Olympic Games)
ANSWER= Ewry competed in the standing high jump, the standing long jump, and the standing triple jump, events not part of today’s Olympic Games.

3. He had an advantage over today’s athletes: when he competed, four Olympics were held during the nine-year period. (1900-1908)
ANSWER= He had an advantage over today’s athletes: when he competed, four Olympics were held during the 1900-1908, nine-year period.

Thank you so much for the help!!

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asked by Anne
  1. The first two are right.

    3. . . . during the nine-year period, 1900-1908.

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