Greek Wrestling- was the faavorite Ancient Greek sport. 3 points were needed to win the match. It was the first sport added to the Olympics that wasn't a race.

the Athenians wrestled in the Olympics they held every 4 years.unfortunately everyone participating was Butt naked

Greek Wrestling- was the faavorite Ancient Greek sport. 3 points were needed to win the match. It was the first sport added to the Olympics that wasn't a race.

Greek Wrestling- was the favorite Ancient Greek sport. 3 points were needed to win the match. It was the first sport added to the Olympics that wasn't a race.

Greek wrestling was the most popular organized sport in Ancient Greece. A point was scored when one player touched the ground with his back, hip, shoulder, or tapped out due to a submission-hold or was forced out of the wrestling-area. Three points had to be scored to win the match.

Greek wrestling was one of the most popular organized sport there was in ancient Greece. The goal was to get three points. To get a point you had to have your opponent down on their backs and hold them there for a certain amount if time.

Greek wrestling was the most popular organized sport in Greece. A point is scored when one player touched the ground with his back, hip, shoulder, or tapped out due to a submission-hold. Three points had to be scored to win the match

Greek wrestling was one of the most popular sports in Ancient Greece. It was also one of the first Olympic events that did not require feet.

A wrestler lifts his opponent off the ground, holding him firmly in his grasp, in this 6-inch-tall, second-century B.C.E. bronze statuette discovered in Alexandria, Egypt. The philosopher Plato (427-347 B.C.E.) encouraged Athens’s youth to wrestle, and the historian Plutarch (c. 46-120 C.E.), in his Quaestiones conviviales, calls wrestling “the most technical and the trickiest” of sports. A Greek wrestling manual, dating to the first or second century C.E.,

A wrestler lifts his opponent off the ground, holding him firmly in his grasp, in this 6-inch-tall, second-century B.C.E. bronze statuette discovered in Alexandria, Egypt. The philosopher Plato (427-347 B.C.E.) encouraged Athens’s youth to wrestle, and the historian Plutarch (c. 46-120 C.E.), in his Quaestiones conviviales, calls wrestling “the most technical and the trickiest” of sports. A Greek wrestling manual, dating to the first or second century C.E.,

Greek Wrestling Athletes Throw Pillow

Greek Wrestling Athletes Throw Pillow

Greek Wrestling, Throw Pillow

Pankration - From Greece: meaning "all powerfull" - a mixed martial art of ancient Greece that was first introduced into the Olympic Games in 648 B.C., at the 33rd Olympiad. The art was founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but with almost no rules save disallowing biting and gouging the opponent's eyes out. The term comes from the Greek παγκράτιον [paŋkrátion], literally meaning "all powers" from πᾶν (pan-) "all" + κράτος (kratos) "strength, power".

Pankration - From Greece: meaning "all powerfull" - a mixed martial art of…

The Naked Warrior

The Naked Warrior

Pitcher with Herakles Wrestling Tritonabout 520 - 510 B.C. Athens, Greece. Chiusi Painter (Greek, active 520 - 510 B.C.) | The J. Paul Getty Museum

Pitcher with Herakles Wrestling Triton, c. 520 - 510 B. Chiusi Painter (Greek, active 520 - 510 B.

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