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Q: What was the only athletic event held at at the first ancient Olympics?
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What were some stuff that happened in 776bc ancient Greece?

The First Olympics were held in Athens. According to the legend Heracles was the founder of this athletic event. Heracles also known as Zeus's son. It was the only athletic event that was held in Athens at the time.

What was the only athletic event in the first modern Olympics?

The question is impossible to answer, since there were many athletic events in the fisrt MODERN Olympics. The question would be plausible if pertaining to the first Olympic Games of the antiquity (776 BC). The answer is: One event - the stadium race.

Where were the first original olympic games held in ancient times?

They were held in Olympia, ancient Greece, hence the name for the event, The Olympics. This is also why Greece held the first modern Olympics, why their athletes always come out first in the parade, and why the national anthem of Greece is played at all closing ceremonies.

What was the only athletic event th the first ancient Olympic Games?

wrestling, running, and discus throw

Who won the first Ancient Greece Olympic Games?

The victor of the sprint race, which was the only event in the first Olympics.

What year was the second event added to the ancient Olympics?

There was no second event. Some of the events already came and the first ones were card games.

When was the first ancient Olympics held and where?

the first ancient Olympics where head in grease

What did the competitors in the ancient Olympics receive if they won an event?

a metal; gold for first,silver for second and bronze for third

First event held during Ancient Olympics?

Just one - the Stadion, a foot race of about 200 metres.

When was the first athletic game of the Olympics held?


Where is the first Olympics held?

it was in the ancient greece the first olympics

When did ancient Greeks start Olympics?

The first ever ancient olympics were held in Olympia, Greece in 776BC. The only event that year was a single race around the stadium, and the games lasted one day.