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Ancident Olympic events still existing today include: Marathon Javelin throw Wrestling

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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What were some things in ancient Greece?

They created olympic events to honour the gods they had a war against Persia

What are some Olympic events that have stayed the same since ancient Greece?

Running, boxing, wrestling, discus, javelin.

What were some of the events in the first Olympic games?


What are some old Olympic events that have not been included in the Beijing Olympic games?


What were some characteristics of the ancient olympic games?

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What are some famous Olympic events that include both Japan and South Korea?

The 1992 Olympic Marathon.

What are summer Olympic events?

The first Summer Olympic games had only nine events. Today there are over 25 events in the Summer Olympics. Some of those events include polo, swimming, diving, track, and volleyball.

Who thought of the olympic games?

In ancient Greece, the Greeks invented the Olympic Games in honor of their gods. These athletic contests began about 776 BC. The games were held in Olympia, Greece and some of the athletic events included discus throws, running, and wrestling.

What is the minimum age for Olympic track and field events?

in some events you must be 18 like the marathon but others have no min.

What are some popular modern Olympic events?

>shotput >discus >javelin >relay >200 m hurdles >200 m sprint >hammerthrow >bobsleigh >500 m sprint >swimming

What are some similarities between modern art and ancient Egyptian art?

similarity between ancient art and modern art

What are some of the Olympic events?

athletics, long jump, triple jump, hurdles, sprints

How many events are in every modern Olympics?

302 is the current number. As the years go by soem sports will be added and some will be removed so this number will never be the same for every Olympic games.

What would happen at the end of Ancient Greek olympic games?

some one will win

What are some of Ancient Egypts Events?

I Don't Know Also :D

What were some of the significant achievements of the Olympic how did they influence the Maya?

There is not a term with Olympic standing on its own. There is the term Olympic Games, which can be abbreviated as the OlympicS. The modern Olympic Games are well known. The original games, were the Ancient Olympic Games, a multi-sport event held in Olympia, Greece between 776 BC and 393 AD. There were not any contacts between the Greeks and the Maya. At that time the existence of America was not even known. America was discovered in the late 15th century, roughly 1,100 years after the end of the ancient Olympic games

What Olympic games do you have now and ancient Olympics did not?

Aquatics [1], Archery, SOME of the Athletics events [2] Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boat related events (Canoeing, Rowing, Sailing), Cycling, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Shooting, Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo [3], Tennis, Triathalon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Olympic Events [4]. [1] Modern events NOT included in ancient games include: Swimming, Diving, Water Polo. [2] Modern events NOT included in ancient games include: Hurdles, Steeplechase, Relay races, Walking, High Jump, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Hammer Throw, and various footrace distances that were not originally in the games. [3] Taekwondo was NOT in the ancient games, BUT they did have a form of mixed martial arts. [4] Modern events NOT included in ancient games include: Alpine Skiing, Biathalon, Bobsleigh, Cross-country skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice hockey, Luge, Nordic combined, Short track speed skating, Skeleton, Ski jumping, Snowboarding, Speed Skating.

What were the very early olympic events?

Some of the very early events are as follows: javelin, discus, head throw (in the very early days)

How many events in decathalon?

There are ten events in an Olympic Decathlon. Some of the events include running, shooting a rifle, bicycling, and swimming. The decathlon takes two days for all of the events to be finished.

Who are some modern Olympic Champions?

Stephanie Rice (swimming) and Donald Bradmen (cricket).

Athletic events Olympics?

Some Olympic events include basketball, baseball, hockey, and swimming. Other invents include skiing, skating, track and field events, and bobsledding.

What are some of the different events in the Olympic games?

Some of them are Athletics, swimming, diving, shooting, show jumping , football etc..

What were some of the rules for the olympic games in ancient Greece?

If they started early they would be beaten or disqualified

Why could some people not compete in the Ancient Olympic games but not others?

i think woman couldn't

Why were many athletes hurt or killed in the ancient games?

Some of the events were dangerous.