The ancient Olympics began as entertainment for Ancient Greeks. When The Roman Empire captured Greece, they included the entire Roman Empire. Only men participated in The Olympics; however, women participated in local athletic events. Women just did not ride all over the countryside.
Men were the only ones who were allowed to participated in the ancient olympics. women were not allowed to participate because women were known to disrespect the gods. And that the men competed naked!
Only men that were allowed to compete but women weren't allowed so men had to compete naked in Ancient Olympic
it is exactly 13,067 women that participated in the olympics in 2012.
4,437 women participated
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over 400,000 Greeks
No, women were not allowed in the original olympics
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Only free native born men were allowed to participate or watched the ancient Greek Olympics.
People with no criminal record or any crimes they have done. they don't have to be a free man like in the ancient games, but now women can participate! so its fun for everyone!
No, women were not allowed to enter the olympics.
Only men were able to compete in the Ancient Olympics. Women were forbid to enter the Ancient Olympics, or, Olympia, as it was called back then.
1896 was the first time the United States participated in the Olympics, which was a Summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics the U.S. participated in was in 1924.
they could not take part because the men Greeks did not believe that women were strong enough. they thought that if women participated that it would bring very bad luck to all the Greeks. if a women entered the Olympics that they would be cursed never to win a single game for 4 years or longer. if a women tried to take part in the ancient Olympic she would be put in the dungeon for 7 years. Greek were very superstitious!
19 women competed in three sports (golf, croquet, tennis).
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44 countries participated in the 1924 Summer Olympics. 16 countries participated in the 1924 Winter Olympics.
The women weren't allowed to participate in the ancient Olympic games.
Kylie Risk participated in women's 10000 meter run and Sue Andrews participated in women's 800 meter run and 4x400 meter relay. Both women were born in Hobart.