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!
it is exactly 13,067 women that participated in the olympics in 2012.
Only men that were allowed to compete but women weren't allowed so men had to compete naked in Ancient Olympic
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4,437 women participated
over 400,000 Greeks
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