159 athletes from Greece competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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The athletes of the ancient Olympics were young Greek men.
Most would hear about Greek athletes from the first Olympics. Athletes often participated in the Olympics as a challenge to earn the winning title of the best athlete. For training, most athletes trained hard, but most had to run nude. And the events in the Olympics included Discus, Track, chariot racing and other sports that are still used in today's Olympics.
they were both in the olympics!
In the ancient Greek Olympics the athletes won olive wreath crowns.
In Ancient Greece, only Greek athletes participated. It would usually be against other athletes not countries. The highest honor was the olive branch crown.
Men. Ancient Greeks.
Only free native born men were allowed to participate or watched the ancient Greek Olympics.
In the original Greek Olympics only men from the city states that made up Greece were aloud to compete in the Olympics!