Your question: What was the most popular ancient Greek Olympic sport?

What was the most popular game in the ancient Olympics?

Wrestling

What is this? Also known as palé, ancient Greek wrestling was one of the most popular sports in the Greek games.

Was gymnastics in the ancient Greek Olympics?

Activities such as rings, pommel horse, and the floor exercises were all first exhibited at the Greek Olympics. Gymnastics was coveted so much in ancient Greek culture that it was made mandatory for all Greek students.

What’s the most popular sport in Japan?

Top 5 Most Popular Sports in Japan

  • 1 Baseball (45.2% of Japanese people’s favourite sport) …
  • 2 Sumo Wrestling (27.3% of Japanese people’s favourite sport) …
  • 3 Soccer (Association Football) (25.0% of Japanese people’s favourite sport) …
  • 4 Tennis (21.7% of Japanese people’s favourite sport)
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