All the myths about the history of the original Olympic Games, debunked — Quartz

The Rio Olympics will be the 31st summer games of the modern era, but they have a long way to go before they can compete with nearly 12 centuries of ancient Olympics. Athletes came from across Greece to compete in everything from running to discus to boxing to horse racing, in honor of the Greek…

via All the myths about the history of the original Olympic Games, debunked — Quartz

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