396 BC Cynisca of Sparta was permitted to enter her horses in the Olympics. Back then it was the owner of the horses not the riders that were awarded with victory in the Olympics. Cynisca won the 4 horse chariot race. In a bit of irony women were not allowed to watch the Olympics and she most likely never even witnessed her win.
Womans were not allowed to compete in the Olympics in the ancient history because only men were able worship Zeus the mythology god that was started to worship him, until the 1900 Paris Olympics games woman's were not able to compete.
1900 Olympics in Paris.
At London 2012, 3 countries allowed women to compete at the Olympics for the first time. These were Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei.
No, women were not allowed to enter the olympics.
1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
no women were not aloud to compete in the Olympics.
The 1900 games in Paris.
1900 was the first Olympics when women were allowed to compete in golf, tennis, and croquet.
Women were first allowed in the track and field and that was the only sport they were allowed to do but now they can compete in all sports that are in the olympics.
because they liked to poo too much
Three Day Eventing was first introduced to the Olympics in 1912, with women being allowed to compete in 1952 - note that the Equestrian events are the only ones where women are allowed to compete against men on equal terms
I don't know that history has recorded the first woman to compete in the Olympics. History has recorded that the first woman to win a gold medal was Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain who won gold in ladies singles tennis in the 1900 Olympics in Paris. The 1900 Olympics were the second Olympics of the modern era and the first that women were allowed to compete in. Women were not allowed to compete in the first modern Olympics held in Greece in 1896.