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The Ancient Olympics were held in Olympia, Greece. Modern Olympics are held in various areas.

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I believe this was in Olympia, hence the name Olympic Games.

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At the temple of Zeus at Olympus in Elis, southern Greece.

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Where was the Ancient Greece Olympics held?

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