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In ancient Greece, the Greeks invented the Olympic Games in honor of their gods. These athletic contests began about 776 BC. The games were held in Olympia, Greece and some of the athletic events included discus throws, running, and Wrestling.

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Who thought of the idea of the Olympic games?

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Who were the olympic games in honor of?

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