Ancient Olympic Events

At the ancient Olympics, unlike the modern Games, there were very few events. All events were held at the Olympia Stadium in Greece. Only men competed in the Ancient Olympics, and they competed in the nude.

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a chariot race, from Project Gutenberg's Eighth Reader, by James Baldwin and Ida C. Bender modern day chariot racers

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