The surprising games played at the Ancient Olympics

Did you know the ancient Greeks had an early version of MMA?

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03/08/21 | StarsInsider


Before the Modern Olympics—the international event as we know it today—there were the Ancient Olympics. This was, however, a very different kind of event. Not only was it more of a religious festival, but it also had a lot less sporting events, some of which died out completely over the years. Can you imagine chariot races in today's Olympic Games, for instance?

Click through the following gallery and discover the games played at the Ancient Olympics.


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