Your question: What was the first event to be included in the Olympic Games?

What was the first event to be included in the Olympic Games what did the athletes have to do?

The Sports Events. The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian events.

Where was the first Olympic Games held?

How many Olympic events are there?

Currently, the Olympic program consists of 35 different sports, 53 disciplines and more than 400 events. The Summer Olympics includes 28 sports with 38 disciplines and the Winter Olympics includes 7 sports with 15 disciplines.

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