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What does the word Olympic mean

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

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Q: How many people competed in the javelin throw in ancient Greece's Olympics?
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When did track and field become part of the Olympics?

Track and field has been a part of the Modern Olympics since the first Modern Games in 1896. The first event known to be competed at the Ancient Olympics was the stade run, a foot race of approximately 190 meters. So it could be said that track, or an ancient variation of track, has been competed at the Olympics since the first Ancient Olympics. History states that the pentathlon was included at the Games in 708 BC. This pentathlon consisted of discus, jumping, javelin, running, and wrestling. Discus and javelin are the first known 'field' events competed at the Olympics.

What equipment did the ancient Olympics use?

discus and the javelin discus and the javelin

Was javelin a sport in the ancient Olympics time?


When did javelin originate?

The sport of javelin originated at the ancient Olympics, but the sport came from a hunting technique

How old was the oldest athlete to compete in the Olympics?

the oldest athlete was 52, years of age he competed in javelin.

What equipments were used in the ancient Olympics?

Discus, javelin, chariots.

What track and field events were there in ancient Greek Olympics?

javelin , sprint.

What was the ancient Greece sports?

The ancient Greeks competed in chariot racing, wrestling, javelin throwing, discus throwing, and foot races.

What was the most exciting game in ancient Olympics?

Possibly the discus or javelin throws.

What types of events were at the ancient Olympic games?

At the Olympic Games there was: diving, chariot racing, javelin throw, long jump, and triple jump. Those are a few of the things they competed in the Olympics back in 776 B.C.

What kind of events were in the Ancient Olympics?

There were events such as: javelin, discus, wrestling, boxing, long jump, chariot racing, and the pentathlon which included running, wrestling, javelin, discus and long jump But at the first ancient olympics there was only short sprints.

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