Michael phelps swam and won all eight of his races at the 2008 Beijing olympic games.
Running was a part of the first ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece, in 776 BC. They had several different foot races in those first Olympic Games. See the Related Link.
it means that the Olympic flag has some very diffiicut races
1896, Athens - the first edition of the modern Olympic games
athletes run 2 lengths of the track wearing a elmet, greaves (armour for the lower legs) and a shield
the ancient Greeks first established running as a sport when they held olympic races where athletes would race naked.
it's called luge
Discus,javilen,chariot races, wrestling, foot races, boxing, and fully armored foot race.
The Olympic games were very difficult, because the people from Africa Asia and Americans. They thought that Germany couldn't handle the races like they could' but all went well and the Olympic for Germany went very good for them. :)
depends on what category: summer or winter. below are what i came up with: summer has diving, swordfighting(really!), boat races, foot races...a little help? winter has snowboarding, skiing... ?
There was Pankration - A very violent and deathly form of wrestling. Foot Races - Running on a track around the stadium. Race in Armour - A race in a helmet, greaves, sword and shield. Chariot Races - They were chariot races performed by either one horse or two horses. Mule Races - Races by donkeys. Wrestling. and many others.
races started from standing starts as in the long distance events
The Olympic Games were re-established to bring unity to nations and to show the world how people of different cultures and races are similar.
It originally consisted of foot races. Only men were allowed to compete, women weren't even allowed to watch.
becaus they were treated like slaves plus men have to runnaked in races
A modified revival of the ancient Olympian games, consisting of international athletic games, races, etc., now held once in four years, the first having been at Athens in 1896.
33 olympic runing races
there is chariot races and boxing and horse races wrestling pankration and pentathlon long jump javelien throw track events
They were never removed because the first sport was running. Races are still run. However, some sports were discontinued to lack of interest.
htere the vruning races which include the sprints and there are the hurdles
The gun used in running races is called a starter's pistol.
Lauren always won running races.
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.