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The first time that women were allowed to compete in the Olympics was in 1900, at the Paris games. There were a total of 975 men and 22 women athletes at the Olympics that year. The women competed in tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrianism and Golf.

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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.

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