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The older Olympics had events such as horse racing, chariot racing, sprints, long jumps, javelin, however it was mainly based around the marathon.

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Q: What type of events did they have in the 776BC Olympics?
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When did they start the Olympics?

in 776bc

When were first Olympics?

776BC in Greece.

When was the Ancient Olympics started?

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When were the Olympics first held?


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The first horse's to enter the Olympic was in 776BC in the ancient games, this was the first recorded Olympic event. In modern day Olympics, the first equestrian events (horse events) were held in Hong Kong in 1952.

When was the first olympics in ancient greece?

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When did the Olympics start and end?

In ancient times the Olympics started in 776BC and was ended in 394AD.

When was the first Olympics game?

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How did athletes travel to the Olympics in 776BC?

They walked or rided a horse;)

Why do you use the name Olympics and what does it mean?

The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia (southwest of the Balkans) in ancient Greece in 776BC. The sport events got their name from the place where they originated from.

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the Ancient olympics i think started on the 16th of June 776bc i am not sure of this answer

How old was kosta barbarouses when he first started competing in the Olympics?


Where and when was the first Olympics held in Greece?

it was held in greece Olympia 776bc

What year did the ancient original Olympics first take place?


What year the Olympics game first held?

776bc in olympia ,greece

How did the Olympics start and when?

The Olympics started in 776bc and the Greeks at the time did this so they could please the gods especialy Zeus.

The year the first ancient Olympics took place?

The ancient Olympics are said to begin around the year 776BC.

When was the first ever Olympics?

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What signficances does Greece have in todays Olympics?

Olympia, Greece is the birth place for the Olympics in 776BC. It's were the tradition all started

When did the ancient olypics begin?

the first Olympics began in Greece in 776BC to worship their gods.

When and where were the first recorded Olympics games held?

they were in 776bc and held in Eblis a wooded valley of Olympia

When did the Olympics first start?

Legend has it that the first ever olympics were in 776BC in Greece. This information was brought to you by Lauren Green from Lancashire, England.

When was the first game held?

The first Olympic Games was in 776BC though the modern Olympics started in 1896.

What Olympic event takes place after the Olympics?

No other event occurs after the Olympics. What about the Winter Olympics for snow type events and then the para Olympics.