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Q: In Greek Olympics what was the javelin thrown at?
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javelin , sprint.

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The Javelin Throw.

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Only if the javelin transfixes him.

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Discus, javelin, shot (shot put), hammer (hammer throw)

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They did the Olympics and the Pentathlon, which is running, Greek wrestling, discus, javelin, and jumping.

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What sporting events were held at the ancient Greek Olympics?

They had: Horse Racing (Chariots) Discus Javelin Boxing Wrestling Sprints Gladiator

How did the javelin start?

Javelin, before it was a recognized sport, was originally a hunting method used by humankind the world over. Javelin first emerged in the Greek Olympics as part of the first pentathlon. Though the construction of the javelin and the methods of delivery have evolved over time, the nature of the event has been preserved.