Ancient Games

Athens 2004

August 13, 2004

776 B.C. -- The first event

Running was the only sport for the first 15 games. Athletes ran the length of a stadium but an actual stadium didnM-Ft exist. They raced on open ground, starting from a line drawn in the dirt and ending near to ZeusM-F altar.

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