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Olympic games (88)
Ancient olympic champions, stadium
Coroebus
Coroebus, (Koroibos). an Elean, who gained a victory in the stadium at the Olympian games in Ol. 1. (B. C. 776.) According to tradition, he slew the daemon Poene, whom Apollo had sent into the country of the Argives. He was represented on his tomb in the act of killing Poene, and his statue, which was made of stone, was one of the most ancient that Pausanias saw in the whole of Greece. (Paus. i. 43.7, 44.1, v. 8.3, viii. 26.2; Strab. viii.)
 Coroebus: Perseus Encyclopedia
 Perseus: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)
Aeschines the Elean
An Elean, Olympic victor, 750 BC, 5th Olympiad.
 Aeschines: Perseus Encyclopedia
Agis
Stadium 572 BC, 52nd Olympiad.
Apellaeus
Stadium 540 BC, 60th Olympiad.
Eupolemus
An Elean, Olympic victor.
 Eupolemus: Perseus Encyclopedia
Terinaeus
Stadium 392 AD, 97th Olympiad.
Dinolochus
Olympic victor, 380 BC, 100th Olympiad.
 Dinolochus: Perseus Encyclopedia
Ancient olympic champions, boys' stadium
Polynices
Olympic victor, 632 BC, 37th Olympiad.
Hippus
Olympic victor, 380 BC, 100th Olympiad.
Timosthenes
Olympic victor, 300 BC, 120th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, boys' boxing
Agiadas
Olympic victor, 488 BC, 73rd Olympiad.
Charmides
Olympic victor, 444 BC, 84th Olympiad.
Lycinus
Olympic victor, 432 BC, 87th Olympiad.
Pyttalus
Olympic victor, 320 BC, 115th Olympiad.
Choerilus
Olympic victor, 316 BC, 116th Olympiad.
Theotimus
Olympic victor, 308 BC, 118th Olympiad.
Callon
Olympic victor, 304 BC, 119th Olympiad.
Hippomachus
Olympic victor, 300 BC, 120th Olympiad.
Sotirichus
Boys' boxing 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.
Thalliarchus
Champion at boys' boxing, 40 BC, 185th Olympiad and at boxing, 32 BC, 187th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, pentathlon
Pythocles
Olympic victor, 452 BC, 82nd Olympiad.
Hysmon
Olympic victor, 384 BC, 99th Olympiad.
Hysmon, (Husmon), an Eleian athlete, who began when a boy to practise the pentathlon as a cure for rheumatism, and who was victorious in that kind of contest, once in the Olympian games, and once in the Nemean: from the Isthmian games the Eleians were excluded. His statue in the Altis at Olympia, representing him as holding oldfashioned halteres, was the work of Cleon. (Paus. vi. 3.4.)
 A dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith)
Stomius
An Elean, Olympic victor, commands Elean cavalry.
anonymous
Pentathlum 252 BC, 132nd Olympiad.
Timon
An Elean, victorious in the pentathlum in all the Greek games except the Isthmian.
Ancient olympic champions, boys' wrestling
Pantarces
Olympic victor, 436 BC, 86th Olympiad, makes peace between Eleans and Achaeans, loved by Phidias.
Amertes
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Archedamus
Alexinicus
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Lastratidas
Son of Paraballon, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Euanoridas
An Elean, Olympic victor, inscribes names of Olympic victors at Olympia.
Evanoridas, (Euanoridas), an Elean, was one of the prisoners taken by Lycus of Pharae, the lieutenantgeneral of the Achaeans, in B. C. 217, when he defeated Euripides the Aetolian, who had been sent, at the request of the Eleans, to supersede the former commander Pyrrhias. (Polyb. v. 94.) Pausanias (vi. 8) mentions Evanoridas as having won the boys'prize for wrestling at the Olympic and Nemean games, and as having drawn up a list of the Olympic victors, when he afterwards held the office of Hellanodikes.
 A dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith)
Lyssipus
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Polyctor of Elis
An Elean wrestler, son of Damonicus, fined.
Anauchidas
Son of Philys, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Ancient olympic champions, wrestling
Symmachus
Son of Aeschylus, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Aristodemus
Son of Thrasis, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Nicarchus
Wrestling 272 BC, 127th Olympiad.
Paeanius
Son of Damatrius, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Ancient olympic champions, fourhorse chariot
Timon
Son of Aegyptus, an Elean, Olympic victor in the chariotrace, father of Aesypus.
Archidamus
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Telemachus
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Praxagoras
Chariotrace, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
Theodotas
Chariotrace, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
anonymous
Chariotrace, 76 BC, 176th Olympiad.
Aristolochus
Chariot race, 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.
anonymous
Chariot race (or synoris) 52 BC, 182nd Olympiad.
Casias
Chariot race 153 AD, 233rd Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, trumpeters
Timaeus
Trumpeter 396 BC, 96th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, messengers
Ctates
Messengers 396 BC, 96th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic victors, ridinghorse
Cleogenes
Son of Silenus, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Pantarces
Riding horse 228 BC, 138th Olympiad.
Strogianus
Riding horse 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
Telemachus
Riding horse, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
Lasthenes
Riding horse, 76 BC, 176th Olympiad.
Hegemon
Riding horse 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.
Callipus
Riding horse, 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.
Lycomedes
Riding horse, 36 BC, 186th Olympiad.
Tiberius Claudius Aphrodisius
Riding horse, 53 AD, 208th Olympiad.
Aesypus
Son of Timon, Olympic victor.
Ancient olympic champions, boxing
Asamon
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Satyros
Son of Lysianax, an Elean, Olympic victor.
Thalliarchus
Victor at boys' boxing, 40 BC, 185th Olympiad and at boxing, 32 BC, 187th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, double footrace
Nicander
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Paraballon
Olympic victor, inscribes names of Olympic victors in gymnasium at Olympia.
Ancient olympic champions, armourrace
Eperastus
Son of Theogonus, an Elean, soothsayer of race of Clytids, Olympic victor.
Aristeides
Aristeides. An Elean, conquered in the armed race at the Olympic, in the Diaulos at the Pythian, and in the boys' horserace at the Nemean games. (Paus. vi. 16.3)
 A dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith)
Ancient olympic champions, event unknown
Euryades
Event unknown, 248 BC, 133rd Olympiad.
Aristodamus
Event unknown, 96 BC, 171st Olympiad.
Philonicus
Event unknown, 76 BC, 176th Olympiad.
Agathinus
Son of Thrasybulus, an Elean.
Ancient olympic champions, foalsriding race
Thrasonides
Foals with riders race, 216 BC, 141st Olympiad.
Charops
Foals with riders race, 56 BC, 181st Olympiad.
Agilochus
Foals with riders race, 52 BC, 182nd Olympiad.
Archiadas
Foals with riders race, 1 AD, 195th Olympiad.
Callipus Peisaeus
Foals with riders race, 53 AD, 208th Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, two victories
Hellanicus
Chariot race and four horse chariot, 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.
Caprus (Caper)
Caper (Kapros), of Elis, the son of one Pythagoras, who acquired great renown from obtaining the victory in wrestling and the pancratium on the same day, in the Olympic games. (Ol. 142, B. C. 212.) He is said to have been the first after Heracles, according to Pausanias, or the second, according to Africanus, who conquered in these two contests on the same day. (Paus. v. 21.5, vi. 15.3, 6; Euseb. Ell. dl.)
 Caprus: Perseus Encyclopedia
Ancient olympic champions, chariotrace
Timaretas
Chariot race 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
Philistus
Chariot race, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.
Cletias
Menedimus
Chariot race, 60 BC, 180th Olympiad.
Damaethidas
Chariot race, 1 AD, 195th Olympiad.
Evagoras
An Elean, Olympic victor.
Antigenes
Chariot race, 96 BC, 171st Olympiad.
Ancient olympic champions, boys' pancratium
Calas
Boys' pancratium, 72 BC, 177th Olympiad.



