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Because the toboggan used by athletes resembles the human skeleton.

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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

Who ended the ancient olympic games

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Q: How did the Olympic sport Skeleton got its name?
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