The Ancient Greek Olympic Games
The first ever Olympic Games was held on Mt. Olympus!
Long Jump, Discus, Wresting, Boxing, Equestrian, Pankration (a combination of boxing and wrestling) and Pentathlon
Did You Know?
If they won they would get a olive leaf wreath
They did not do a torch relay
In the very first games the only event was a short 200 metre sprint called a stade
The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC
Only men could compete
Games here held in honour of the God Zeus
The stadium held up to 50,000 people!