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Q: Was the chariot race in the Ancient Olympic Games?
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What Olympic games did Greece have?

A Chariot race and a running race.

Who from ancient Macedonia won at the Olympic Games?

King Philip won the chariot race. He had to fake up a Greek ancestry from Sparta to be allowed to compete.

What were some customs at the Olympic games in ancient Greece?

Discus,javilen,chariot races, wrestling, foot races, boxing, and fully armored foot race.

What events took place in the first Olympic?

The Ancient Olympic Games consisted of only one race, the "stade" race

What are the origins of the ancient Olympic games and the name 'Olympics'?

The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC. They Began as a religious festival of the god Zeus and were held every 4 years. They were held in a valley of Ancient Greece called Olympia. That is how they came to be called the Olympics. The only event held was a foot race, they raced the length of the stadium. Later a nine mile chariot race was added. And a lot more people were interested in that than a foot race.

What games were played in the first modern olympic games?

The Ancient Games featured running events, a pentathlon (consisting of a jumping event, discus and javelin throws, a foot race and wrestling), boxing, wrestling, and equestrian events. Tradition has it that Coroebus, a cook from the city of Elis, was the first Olympic champion. Women were not allowed to compete in the Games themselves. However, they could enter equestrian events as the owner of a chariot team or an individual horse, and win victories that way. The winner of the first Olympic chariot and pair race is listed as "Belistiche, a woman from the seaboard of Macedonia for mildred, dominican republic

Which events were in the ancient Olympic Games?

Initially only a foot sprint race. It later expanded to include longer foot races, boxing, wrestling pankration, javelin, shot put, discus and chariot racing.

What was the name for a running race at the ancient Olympic games?

The marathon was one of them...

How long was the foot race in the ancient Olympic games?

About 200 metres.

What is a dolikhos?

In ancient Greece its a type of race held at the olympic games.

What games did Greeks invent?

The ancient Greeks invented the Chariot race,Discus and the 60 mater sprint.

How long does one chariot race last for?

A chariot race in ancient Rome normally lasted for seven laps.

Were women allowed in the ancient olympic games?

Women were allowed in the ancient Olympic games only when the owned a horse who participated in the race . Otherwise they were not allowed.

List 5 event that were in the first ancient Olympic games?

Javelin,wrestling,sadion race,diaulos race, dolichos race

Which of these has never been an olympic sport chariot three legged race or race in armour?

3 legged race

Who was the first woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal in ancient Greece?

It was Kynisca in 392 BC. She won the Olympic gold medal in the Chariot race. I just finished reading the book The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-heroes of Ancient Greece where she was mentioned in this context.

List 3 sporting events that only occurred at the ancient games and 3 event that only occur at the modern games?

chariot race, pankration

What was the only event held at the earliest ancient Olympic Games?

The stadion race (a 600 feet long foot race).

What was the first Olympic Games sport in ancient Greece?

The Stadion - a 200 m doot race.

What happens if there is a tie in the ancient olympic games?

well the man who is the richest father will win in the race

The ancient Olympics had how many games?

The first Olympic Games had only 1 sport which was the foot-race called a sade

What is some information on the olympic relay race?

The Olympic relay race goes all the way back to the beginning of the Olympic games in Ancient Greece. This type of race where a baton was carried and passed off to another was a way for competition between regions to be run.

What were the games in the first Olympic games?

The first games had one event: the stadion, a race from one end of the stadium to the other. Different races were added over time, followed by boxing and wrestling and then chariot racing.

What are the Roman sports?

gladiators and cheriot race Gladiatorial Games and Chariot racing are the most famous ancient roman sports.

What sports were included in the ancient olympic games?

It began with a single one - a 200 metre foot race. This was progressively extended to include an increasing range of activities including javelin throwing, chariot racing, all-n wrestling etc.