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Q: What was the long thin pole called that was thrown in the Olympics in Greece?
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What do you call a long thin pole thrown in Olympics?

The pole is called a javelin.


Long thin pole thrown in olympics?

It's called a Javillon. (If it has a sharp edge on it)


What is 'modern day Olympics'?

The Olympic Games that have been played since 1896 are called the 'modern Olympics'. The Olympics started in 776 BC in Greece. If you hear the term 'Ancient Olympics', that means the Olympics that were played long, long ago.


Long thin pole thrown in the Olympics?

Javelin


What is a name for a heavy hammer?

A sledgehammer is long heavy hammer. Not sure what the hammer thrown at the Olympics is called, but a a javelin is a metal tipped spear used for field competitions at the Olympics.


What year was the Olympics in Greece in?

There are records that show the Olympics games were taking place in Greece in 776 BC, but historians agree that they had been taking place long before that time. In modern times, the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in Greece.


What do the Greece people play in the Olympics?

The people in greece in the olympics play foot races, throwing, javelin throwing, long jump,combat sports, wrestling, and pankration.


What are facts about long-jump?

Long jump was started in original Olympics in ancient Greece.


How long ago were the first morden Olympics games held?

The first modern olympics were in 1896, in Athens Greece.


How long has Greece been participating in the Olympics?

For nearly 200 years


When the Romans toall over Greece how long did the Olympics stop for?

8 years


How long did the Olympics last in ancient Greece?

They lasted for 5 days.


When were the first Olympics held?

Somewhere around 776 BC in Ancient Greece. The exact origins of the Olympics have been long forgotten.


What are the main events in the Olympics in Greece?

The ancient Greek Olympics was a three day event. The games included, running, long jump, boxing, and javelin throwing.


What is a long skinny boat called that are used in the Olympics?

Long boat


Where were the first summer Olympic games held and how long ago were they?

The first Olympics were at Olympia in 776 B.C.E.The first moderm Olympics were at Athens, Greece in 1896 C.E.


How long is the Olympics of Greece?

The Ancient Olympic Games took place over the course of five days in Olympia, Greece every four years. They were the most prestigious of the four PanHellenic Games sports festivals held in Greece.


What is a light spear that can be thrown a long distance?

it is called a javelin or a lance


What are the Olympics named after?

personally i think that they were named after the ancient Romans or the ancient Greece because in those days of that long ago they did Olympics so I'm sorry if this answer didn't help you i tried my best :)


Who Won medals in the 1050's Olympics?

If 1050 is supposed to represent a year; There were no Olympics in both 1050s. In 1050 B.C, the modern and the original Olympics had yet to be created. In 1050 A.D, the modern Olympics had yet to be created and the original Olympics were long gone. The modern Olympics were first held in 1894 in Athens, Greece. The original Olympics are recorded to have been first held in 774 B.C in Olympia, Greece. They were ceased in 393 A.D. Otherwise, I have no idea what you mean with 1050


How long were the Olympics held in Greece?

the ancient Olympics continued for just over 1000 years. thanks and if you want to find answes you will find it in let the games begin book


What did slaves where in ancient Greece?

A long fabric called chiton


How long ago were the first modern Olympics games held?

The first summer modern Olympics was in 1896. These were officially know as the Games of the I Olympiad. It was a multi sport event, celebrated in Athens, Greece from the 6th to 15th April 1896.


What types of short ranged weapons were there in ancient Greece?

The favorite short range weapon of ancient Greece was a type of spear called a javelin. Since the javelin could be thrown, it was also used as a longer range weapon, although the bow and arrow was the primary means of long range attack, and has a longer range than the javelin. Swords were also an important type of weapon.


How long have professional athletes been competing in the Olympics?

As long as the Olympics have started. As long as the Olympics have started. As long as the Olympics have started.