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Monday, 11 July 2016

Weekly Activity - Activity 2 (Day 1)



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’.

Facts:

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.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Stanley,

    Great picture! I think that you have discovered some really interesting information about Milo of Kroton. He was a very strong and capable fighter back in the day. Did you know that he used to carry a calf around on his shoulders as part of his training regime? I don't think that I could have done it. Could you?

    Keep up the great work with your blogging :)

    Rachel

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