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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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Q: Why did only men compete in the Olympics in ancient times?
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Who could compete in the Ancient Greece Olympics?

men were the only ones alowed to compete

Who participated in the Olympics game in the ancient Olympics?

Only men that were allowed to compete but women weren't allowed so men had to compete naked in Ancient Olympic

Who were able to complete in the ancient Olympics?

Only men were able to compete in the Ancient Olympics. Women were forbid to enter the Ancient Olympics, or, Olympia, as it was called back then.

Who was not allowed to participate in Olympics?

In The Ancient Olympics only men were. In the Modern Olympics Women were only aloowed to compete from 1930 onwards

What are five top similarities between ancient and modern Olympics?

Similarities 1. Held every four years 2. There are many of the same events 3. They compete Differences 1. Only men could compete in ancient Olympics 2. Ancient Olympics were held to honor the ancient Greek god, Zeus 3. They didn't have ice skating, bobsledding, or the luge in ancient Olympics 4. In the ancient Olympics the men had to compete nude

Why couldn't women compete in the Olympics?

Because in those times only young men could compete and they were usually naked

What is the only way a woman can compete in the ancient Olympics?

Masquerading as a man, which would be difficult an athletes competed naked.

When was women allowed to compete?

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.

What were the rules for the ancient olympics?

1. Only Greeks were allowed to compete. 2. Women were banned from competition. 3. Only men competed.

Were man and woman both allowed to compete in the Ancient Greek Olympics?

only men were, but the heraia festival (celebrating hera) was only for women

What did women in the ancient Olympics wear?

Women were not only not allowed to compete but also were not allowed to watch the games as the competotors were nude.

Could women compete in Greek ancient Olympics?

No, it was a male-only religious celebration to Zeus. Women had their own religious ceremonies.

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