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In the ancient Greek Olympic games what did the winner receive?

A wreath of olive branches was placed on the winner's head at the ancient Olympics in Greece.

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What did the competition winner of the ancient Olympics receive?

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What did the winner get has a reward in the Olympics ancient grecce?

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What was the winner's award in the ancient Olympics?

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What prize did the each winner receive in the ancient Olympics?

A head wreath.

What are the prizes in the Olympics?

The prizes in the Olympic games are medals. The winner receives a gold medal. The second place finisher receives a silver medal. The third place finisher receives a bronze medal.

What did the winner get in the ancient Olympics?

they got to wear a crown made out of olive leaves.

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What did the winners received in the modern Olympics?

In the modern Olympics top winner received olive branches and silver medals. Second place winners received bronze medals and third place winners received no prize.

Who was a winner of the ancient Greece Olympics?

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The first winner of an event in the Modern Olympics was James Connolly of the United States who won the triple jump competition at the 1896 Games in Athens.

Where do the Olympic Games come from?

The Olympics come from the ancient Greeks way back in 776BC They had competitions (which they had to do nude) and the winner would get a olive branch crown, they did many games and the women weren't allowed in the stadium because of the nudity of men, the reason they had to do it nude was to show they didn't have any weapons or protection, the only event they didn't do naked was the chariot racing and that was the only event women were allowed in the stadium for, the ancient Greeks ended the Olympics in 393AD then at 1896 they started the modern Olympics.

What is the prize in the oylmpics?

In the ancient Olympics the prize was a laurel wreath which was worn on the head. In other words some twigs from a nearby tree - the athletes competed to see who was best and not for a monetary reward. In the modern Olympics the awards are medals: Gold for the winner, Silver for the person or team who came second and a Bronze for third position.

Who took part of the ancient olympic?

The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete (although a woman, Bilistiche is also mentioned as a winner). As long as they met the entrance criteria, athletes from any country or city-state were allowed to participate.

What were the ancient greek Olympics prizes?

The winner of each event in the greek Olympics was rewarded an olive wreath. this wreath was made into a crown shape to wear on your head!!!!!!!

Who has the first gold medal winner at 2010 Olympics?

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