At the first Olympics, women were not allowed to participate. The games were dedicated to Zeus, and were therefore meant for men. Now, women certainly do participate in the Olympics.
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Wrestling and Sabre (fencing).
It was in 1900 when women were allowed to participate in the Olympics. The 1900 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France.
women and men.
Most if not all sports in the first Olympics did no include the allowance of women to participate. They got the right to compete almost 20 years later in many events.