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In the Ancient Olympics, the first event was a foot race of about 200 meters. In the Modern Olympics, the first events were athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

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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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