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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.)


Aeschines the Elean

An Elean, Olympic victor, 750 BC, 5th Olympiad.


Agis

Stadium 572 BC, 52nd Olympiad.


Apellaeus

Stadium 540 BC, 60th Olympiad.


Eupolemus

An Elean, Olympic victor.


Terinaeus

Stadium 392 AD, 97th Olympiad.


Dinolochus

Olympic victor, 380 BC, 100th Olympiad.


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 old-fashioned halteres, was the work of Cleon. (Paus. vi. 3.4.)


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 lieutenant-general 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.


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, four-horse chariot

Timon

Son of Aegyptus, an Elean, Olympic victor in the chariot-race, father of Aesypus.


Archidamus

An Elean, Olympic victor.


Telemachus

An Elean, Olympic victor.


Praxagoras

Chariot-race, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.


Theodotas

Chariot-race, 84 BC, 174th Olympiad.


anonymous

Chariot-race, 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, riding-horse

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 foot-race

Nicander

An Elean, Olympic victor.


Paraballon

Olympic victor, inscribes names of Olympic victors in gymnasium at Olympia.


Ancient olympic champions, armour-race

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' horse-race at the Nemean games. (Paus. vi. 16.3)


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, foals-riding 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.)


Ancient olympic champions, chariot-race

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.


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