Milo Of Kroton
Activity 2: In the ancient Olympic Games the winner of each event was called the Olympionic. Instead of a gold medal, the winner had a palm leaf placed in their hands and a crown placed on their head to show that they were the winner. Arguably one of the most famous Olympionics was a man named ‘Milo of Kroton’.
Fact 1: Milo of Kroton was a victorious wrestler from the Great Greece city of Kroton.
Fact 2: Milo of Kroton was born in Krotone and died in Krotone.
Fact 3: He won the boys' wrestling and thereafter won five men's wrestling titles between 536 and 520 BCE.