Timeline History

Olympics History Timeline upto 1890



Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events
             
           
           
              824 BC The earliest documentation of the ancient Games traces the efforts of King Iphitos Elis, to establish a "sacred truce" through the conduct of Games "dear to the gods."  
        776 BC First Ancient Games, only one athletic event was held in the ancient Olympics - a foot race of about 183m (200 yards), or the length of the stadium. A cook, Coroibus of Elis, was the first recorded winner.
          XIV Olympic Games, around 720 BC. A second race was added to the Games. Participants had to run two times the length of the stadium.  
          XVIII Olympic Games, around 704 BC. Games now included wrestling and a pentathlon  
            XXIII Olympic Games, around 684 BC, Olympiad boxing was added.  
upto AD 1         632 BC Format of the Olympics was extended to five days Ancient Greece and the Olympics
Ancient Greece and the Olympics
AD 1-1890         394 AD End of the Ancient Games. The Games were officially ended by the Roman Emperor Theodosius, who felt they had pagan connotations The Original Olympics
The Original Olympics
Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events


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