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Is wrestling the oldest sport

Updated: 9/27/2023
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yes and no.... it was in the first olympic games... but people ran first. But Wrestling is widely considered to be the oldest sport.

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Don't think so. The sport developed in the mid 19th century (Neath RFC founded in 1871 - one of the earliest clubs in Wales) It was NOT begun by William Webb Ellis at Rugby school

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Wrestling is the oldest sport as it was played by Greeks and Romans before the birth of Christ

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Rugby is younger than football.

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Basketball best and oldest

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wrestling

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